WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Senator Rick Scott released the below video ahead of National Adoption Day which takes place tomorrow, November 18th. He also joined a bipartisan group of his Senate colleagues to pass a resolution this week marking November as National Adoption Month. This resolution seeks to increase support for adoptive families and raise awareness about adoption, recognize that every child should have a permanent and loving family, and encourage the people of the United States to consider adoption during the month of November and throughout the year.
The resolution is cosponsored by Senators Baldwin (D-WI), Barrasso (R-WY), Bennet (D-CO), Blackburn (R-TN), Blumenthal (D-CT), Booker (D-NJ), Boozman (R-AR), Braun (R-IN), Capito (R-WV), Casey (D-PA), Collins (D-ME), Cornyn (R-TX), Crapo (R-ID), Daines (R-MT), Duckworth (D-IL), Durbin (R-IL), Fischer (R-NE), Grassley (R-IA), Hagerty (R-TN), Hassan (D-NH), Hoeven (R-ND), Hyde-Smith (R-MS), King (I-ME), Lankford (R-OK), Lummis (R-WY), Manchin (D-WV), Mullin (R-OK), Risch (R-ID), Rosen (D-NV), Rubio (R-FL), Scott (R-SC), Smith (D-MN), Stabenow (D-MI), Thune (R-SD), Tuberville (R-AL), Van Hollen (D-MD), Warren (D-MA), Whitehouse (D-RI), Wicker (R-MS), and Wyden (D-OR). The resolution is led in the House by Representatives Robert Aderholt (R-AL) and Adam Smith (D-WA), the House co-chairs of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption.
Full text of the resolution is available HERE.