Here is an interesting little blip on this website about breach in privacy.
Breaching a promise
In his veto message, Pawlenty cites statistics from Lutheran Social Services indicating that about 23 percent of birth mothers contacted decline to release identifying information. “Breaching the promise of confidentiality previously given to these birth parents is not appropriate,” Pawlenty said in his veto message.
Another Tingelstad bill Pawlenty vetoed dealt with surrogate mothers.
Rep. Jim Abeler, R-Anoka, credits Tingelstad, who is not seeking re-election, for taking up some of the toughest issues found at the Legislature.
Both House and Senate will be session today.
Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Saturday (May 17) signed an executive order prohibiting the commissioner of public safety from implementing the federal Real ID Act prior to June 1, 2009 — lawmakers on a bipartisan basis had passed a bill extracting the state from the federal program lawmaker argue is a unfunded mandate and offers risks to citizen privacy.
According to a Senate communications official, legislative leaders will resume talks with the governor around noon.
So they are also going to get a real ID bill going but with this also denied adoptees's rights go figure.
WHEN WILL WE AS ADOPTEES BE CONSIDER AMERICAN CITIZENS?