Adoption http://www.kunc.org en Transracial Family Gets Double Takes 'Everywhere We Go' http://www.kunc.org/post/transracial-family-gets-double-takes-everywhere-we-go <em>Each week, </em>Weekend Edition Sunday<em> host Rachel Martin brings listeners an unexpected side of the news by talking with someone personally affected by the stories making headlines.</em><p>Rachel Garlinghouse and her husband, Steve are both white, and they've adopted three kids — two girls and a boy — who are African-American. "We get double takes everywhere we go," Garlinghouse tells NPR's Rachel Martin. "You have to look at discrimination in a whole new way" as a transracial family.<p>In addition to the stares, sometimes the family meets with more direct and offensive inquiries. Sun, 12 Jan 2014 15:05:00 +0000 NPR Staff 53406 at http://www.kunc.org Transracial Family Gets Double Takes 'Everywhere We Go' SEE: Baby Veronica Reunited With Adoptive Parents http://www.kunc.org/post/see-baby-veronica-reunited-adoptive-parents We're a day late to this, but it's a story this blog has followed for a while and this latest development represents some closure.<p>On Tuesday, the 4-year-old known as "Baby Veronica" was reunited with her adoptive parents. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 19:56:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 50040 at http://www.kunc.org SEE: Baby Veronica Reunited With Adoptive Parents Okla. Court Puts Hold On Return Of 'Baby Veronica' To S.C. http://www.kunc.org/post/okla-court-puts-hold-return-baby-veronica-sc The complicated and emotional case of a Native American girl who was adopted by a couple in South Carolina but has been living for more than 18 months with her biological father in Oklahoma has taken another turn.<p>It became known Tuesday that the Oklahoma Supreme Court "issued a stay late Friday to block an order from a Nowata [Okla.] County court to hand the [nearly 4-year-old girl] over to her adoptive parents," <a href="http://www.tulsaworld.com/article.aspx/State_Supreme_Court_blocks_lower_court_order_to_return/20130904_11_A1_CUTLIN519760?subj=800&Cont=Cov&Cont=Cov" target="_blank">the < Wed, 04 Sep 2013 12:23:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 49173 at http://www.kunc.org Okla. Court Puts Hold On Return Of 'Baby Veronica' To S.C. New Magazine Takes A Grown-Up Look At Adoption http://www.kunc.org/post/new-magazine-takes-grown-look-adoption The complex and interconnected topics of adoption, race, and culture will form the backbone of a new online magazine that is starting this week. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 19:48:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 48015 at http://www.kunc.org New Magazine Takes A Grown-Up Look At Adoption Adoption Case Brings Rare Family Law Dispute To High Court http://www.kunc.org/post/adoption-case-brings-rare-family-law-dispute-high-court Take the usual agony of an adoption dispute. Add in the disgraceful U.S. history of ripping Indian children from their Native American families. Mix in a dose of initial fatherly abandonment. And there you have it — a poisonous and painful legal cocktail that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.<p>At issue is the reach of the Indian Child Welfare Act, known as ICWA. Tue, 16 Apr 2013 07:52:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 42962 at http://www.kunc.org Adoption Case Brings Rare Family Law Dispute To High Court