Adoption refers to taking a child as one’s own and assuming all rights and responsibilities of the parenthood for the child.
|Arguments in favor of||Arguments opposing|
|It is to take another child as one’s own.|
|Adoption provides orphans with the opportunity of belonging to a family.||Adopted children may not ragard the adopting parents as their natural parents.|
|It is to assume all rights and responsibilities of the parenthood.|
|Adoption provides the adopters with the opportunity of parenthood.||Adopting parents may not treat the adopted children as they would have treated their own.|