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Birth parents must take action to preserve their privacy

The New Jersey Catholic Conference released the following statement.   For well over a century, the Catholic Church in New Jersey has provided adoption services. Throughout all those years, the

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NJCC: Outreach to birth parents needed

As a bill allowing wider access to birth certificates of adoptees recently cleared its final hurdles and became state law, the New Jersey Catholic Conference is calling for immediate and

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NJCC statement on the new adoption law

A statement by Patrick R. Brannigan, executive director of the New Jersey Catholic Conference on Governor Christie’s Signing of S873/A1259 May 27, 2014Today, Governor Chris Christie signed into law S873/A1259,

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Adoption law and moral responsibility

On April 28, Gov. Chris Christie conditionally vetoed S873/A1259, a bill to open adoption birth records. The New Jersey Catholic Conference (NJCC) opposed and testified against S873/A1259, as well as

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Senate attempts to revoke covenant with birth mothers

Senate Bill 799, now ready for a vote by the New Jersey Senate, would eliminate an important privacy for birth mothers — a privacy that is a covenant between the