The irony of these statements from religious organizations is not lost on those of us who lost a child to adoption.
Recently a committee of the Senate held hearings and received submissions on post-war adoption practices in Canada. Origins Canada travelled to Ottawa and spoke of the numerous rights violations that were perpetrated at that time.
As frequently happens, I learned something else that I was never told “back then”, a right I didn’t know I had and could have exercised. Something that might have changed everything.
Here is the link to the Senate Report on the hearings.