Eighth Annual Demons of Adoption Awards
For the eighth time in succession, Pound Pup Legacy asks its readers to make a tough decision, and decide who will become this year's recipient of the annual Demons of Adoption Award.
All candidates have been nominated by readers of our website, and some were nominated more than once.
, Pound Pup Legacy decided to raise awareness about the wrong doings in Adoptionland, and introduced the annual Demons of Adoption Award, in 2007.
Over the years many deserving candidates have received the award, although none have ever publicly acknowledged that.
This year, another batch of deserving nominees have been suggested by our readers, and we hope by offering the chance to decide who is the worst in Adoptionland this year, we can raise more awareness about the dark side of adoption and the negligent and corrupt practices we so often encounter.
The nominees for this year's edition are:
|Adoption by Gentle Care||their handling of the Carri Stearns case|
|Both Ends Burning Campaign||their relentless campaign for easy adoptions |
|Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) ||promoting beliefs on attachment that radically depart from the field of science-based child development|
|Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI)||their duplicitous role in forwarding the CHIFF agenda|
|Katherine Jay||distorting the reality of adoption with every post to in her blog Children Deserve Families|
|Michael A. Nomura||his highly dubious handling of Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children paperwork out of Oklahoma|
|Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life||their attempts to block passage of Adoptee Rights legislation through donations to legislative campaigns|
|Trio Solutions||their role in meddling in adoption cases and using the weight and cost of an entire Public Relations team to target poorer, less social media savvy birth families.|
|Trish Maskew||her dubious past as board member Joint Council on International Children’s Services (JCICS) and founder industry funded watch dog Ethica, Inc., while now serving of head of adoption at the U.S. State Department|