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The mission of Adoption Rights Alliance is to advocate equal human and civil rights for those affected by Ireland's closed secret adoption system.

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28th January 2015

Adoption Rights Alliance Briefing Note on Commission of Investigation

Adoption Rights Alliance sends a Briefing Note to TDs in advance of today's debate on the Terms of Reference for the Commission of Investigation. We have urged TDs to take the issues we have raised into account during the debate on the Terms of Reference as we are gravely concerned about the limited scope of the Commission and the exclusion of large sections of the Irish adoption community.

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9th January 2015

Adoption Rights Alliance gives cautious welcome to Inquiry but cites grave concerns

Adoption Rights Alliance (ARA), which advocates for equal human and civil rights for those affected by Ireland's closed secret forced adoption system has cautiously welcomed certain elements of the Terms of Reference for the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes and certain related Matters. However, the group has grave concerns that the inquiry has, from the outset, been limited to only investigating the practices and procedures of those institutions, agencies and individuals with a direct connection to a Mother and Baby Home.

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