More Adoption Records Would Go Public If Old Rules Are Lifted

Feb 27, 2015

The bill would remove some longstanding rules about who has access to birth records.
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A bill now in the Indiana Senate would grant access to more than a half-century’s worth of sealed adoption records.

As Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Leigh DeNoon reports, people adopted in Indiana between 1941 and 1993 have previously only had hit-and-miss opportunities to find out more about themselves and their biological families.