Connecticut Organizations That Support Open Access
The following Connecticut, national and international experts have issued public statements in support of the unrestricted right of adult adoptees to obtain a copy of their true, original birth certificate.
The Connecticut licensed child-placing agencies* and social welfare organizations listed below endorse the following statement:
“This agency supports restoring the right of adult adoptees to receive a copy of their original birth certificate upon reaching the age of majority. We believe this right should apply retroactively as well as prospectively.”
(*Access Connecticut seeks to re-establish the right of access for adult adoptees only. However, adoption and child welfare organizations are in a position of trust in regard to minor adoptees, and have an obligation to preserve their rights until they reach the age of majority.)
National & International Endorsements
Many more national experts and influencers support adult adoptees access to their original birth certificates including: