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Topic - Michael D'Jamoos
U.S.-based advocates of international adoption, who have grown accustomed to discouraging news in recent years, have a new cause for dismay: A bill moving through Russia's parliament would bar Americans from adopting Russian children.
"It uses children as a tool for political demagoguery," he said. "It's extremely insensitive to children in Russia who've spent their whole lives in those orphanages, and insulting to the happy families here in the U.S. who have adopted Russian children."