An Unnerving Reality: We’re Deporting Adoptees

May 29, 2012 To read this column on The Huffington Post, go to: http://huff.to/K9NYiR. Imagine that your daughter, whom you raised from infancy, was convicted of forgery. You certainly wouldn’t be surprised if she were prosecuted…

Are Children’s Issues Only Important in Attack Videos?

January 10, 2012 To read this column on The Huffington Post, go to: http://huff.to/xz5Dxk Politicians love children. We believe that to be true because they say it all the time (you know, things like “children are our…

Lessons from Harvard, B.J. Lifton . . . and Oprah

February 1, 2011 To read this column on The Huffington Post, go to: http://huff.to/gRuGHW I attended two events over the past weekend that, in very different ways, made me think of Oprah Winfrey (who is on…

Equal Rights … Something We Should All Care About

January 12, 2011 For my second posting on this blog (is it too late to figure out a more elegant word to describe these things?), I’m offering a commentary that is being published today on The…

Crime and Punishment

January 26, 2011

Here’s some news for The Outrage File: “A Korean woman in Arizona, who was adopted and brought to the U.S. when she was eight months old, is facing deportation after a second conviction for theft, reports the Korea Times. The 31-year-old mother of three is currently being held in a federal detention center in Arizona.”