MINNETRISTA, Minn. (AP) -- A Minnetrista family is among those in Minnesota caught up in Russia's new law banning Americans from adopting Russian children.
John and Renee Thomas have been working to adopt the younger biological brother of their son Jack. Four-year-old Nikoly remains in a Russian orphanage. John Thomas says "a lot of this is just politics" and they're "stuck in the middle."
Sen. Amy Klobuchar met with adoptive families Sunday and promised to take their stories and photos to the Senate floor.
In Russia Sunday, up to 20,000 people marched through Moscow to protest the new law. An adoption deal with the U.S. will remain valid until 2014, but no new adoptions will be permitted and only those already cleared by Russian courts before the ban will be allowed.
Recipe for Have Pork will Grill Cider Glazed Pork Chops Dilled & Grilled Potatoes /Asparagus Ingredients for four people 2 bottles Hard Cider (Cider Boys is great.) 4 Pork Chops (Place chops in casseroleMore >>
Recipe for "Have Pork will Grill" ... from Wildwood Sports Bar & GrillMore >>
Recipe for Cajun Rib-eye, Cheddar Potato Cakes & Corn on Cobb with Voodoo Butter Ingredients for four people 4-Ribeyes (any Steak Works) ½ cup Cajun Seasoning ( Recipe Follows) 1 Cup Voodoo ButterMore >>
Recipe for "Little Bit of Cajun" ... from Wildwood Sports Bar & GrillMore >>
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Jodi Neyens at (507) 280-5104. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.