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They Lost Custody. Should They Still Be Able to See Their Children?

Aug 07, 2019 - The New York Times

Adoption law in New York may changed to give more rights to birth parents, even when adoptive parents object.

Latoya Joyner, a state assemblywoman from the Bronx, said she was raised by a loving adoptive family after her biological parents lost custody of her. The same was true for Tracy L. VanVleck, the commissioner of human services in Seneca County.

But that is where their similarities end. The women are on opposing sides in an emotionally charged battle over a potential change ...