Some 600,000 women want to adopt a child, with plenty of parents being open to older children and those with special needs. Some 129,000 children in the foster care system need to be adopted. Yet only some 8,000 a year become a part of someone’s family. Why? Needless bureaucratic obstacles. See Jeff Katz – Adoption’s Numbers Mystery – washingtonpost.com. Do any of you have experience with this?
Adoption supply and demand
About Gene Veith
Professor of Literature at Patrick Henry College, the Director of the Cranach Institute at Concordia Theological Seminary, a columnist for World Magazine and TableTalk, and the author of 18 books on different facets of Christianity & Culture.