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Article in the NY Times on Transracial Adoption

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Russell Moore has a nice piece in the New York Times this morning on the ethics of transracial adoption:

Right now there are untold numbers of children tied up in the foster care system, or languishing in orphanages and group homes all over the world. There is no place for racist bigotry or identity politics in solving this crisis. What matters is the welfare of children who need a Mom and a Dad.

Can any of us honestly suggest that it would be better for a child to remain in this bureaucratic limbo than to be a son or daughter to loving parents whose skin is paler or darker than his or her own?

Read the rest here.

Written by Josh Philpot

February 3, 2014 at 2:09 pm

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