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    AIS-CTC is an all-volunteer collaboration of adult adoptees, parents by birth and adoption, supportive family and friends, and counselors and professionals. You're invited to join the conversation. For more details, explore the "Check Out Our DNA" section on this page.  
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    Welcoming community. Search tips and assistance. Emotional support and insight.  Post-reunion guidance.  Legislative advocacy.  Education. Humor. Refuge. Hugs or high-fives upon request.
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    Adoptees deserve equal rights to birth identity. Heritage, story and genes matter.  A lot. Parents never forget and need a voice, support and compassionate closure.   Relinquishment and adoption should be done in an ethical and transparent manner.  
  • COAccess 2014

    The Colorado General Assembly unanimously passed SB 51 and HB 1042! Special thanks to our bill sponsors, the American Adoption Congress, and all who supported the bills with your testimony, calls and finances. Click the icon below for the latest news and helpful tips.        
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  • Governor John Hickenlooper potentially changed hundreds of thousand of lives for the better when he signed SB 51 and HB 1042 on May 22. Both bills passed unanimously through the Colorado General Assembly. Sen. Lois Tochtrop and Rep. Lori Saine are at the governor's right and left. Deepest thanks to
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  • The State Court Administrator's Office has updated Form JDF 532 in response to the passage of SB 51. Be sure to read all instructions on Form JDF 494 carefully, including information about fees. Based on the new law, which went into effect July 1, 2014, eligible parties have direct access
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  • Colorado was what had become known as a "sandwich state" until May 22, 2014. It's not as tasty as it sounds, because the sandwich metaphor means that some adult adoptees were treated differently, denied access to their birth and adoption records, while others had unrestricted access based solely on the
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