Nov 24, 2004 / 22:00 pm
The adoption movement doesn’t get much play in the public policy arena and in the press, but Daniel K. Proft, president of the Conservative news service “Illinois Leader,” is proposing means to change that.
The 32-year-old, who was adopted only nine months before the passage of Roe vs. Wade in 1973, wonders what decision his birth mother would have made had the ruling been made earlier.
“I am fascinated about how tenuous life is, even my own, in a society that over the last thirty years has more and more come to view life as an ‘option’ rather than a sacrosanct gift from God,” he says, grateful of the life of love and sacrifice his adoptive family gave him.
He argues that adoption doesn’t “get the airing it deserves in the public policy arena or the media.” Pro-life groups also fail to use the adoption movement arguments in their advocacy work.