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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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    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.  

    We need your help! Some adult adoptees are still receiving redacted records, due to an alleged ambiguity in SB 14-051 passed unanimously last year. Help us fund clean up measure HB 15-1106 via Paypal today!  Don't let a few judges subvert the clear intent of the new law!      
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  • Just when they thought they would finally be treated equally under the law, some Colorado adoptees have been shocked, heartbroken and outraged to receive word from a few courts that they would only be receiving redacted documents. Despite the unanimous passage of SB 14-051 during the last legislative session, some
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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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  • Governor John Hickenlooper 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 our
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