Governor Mike Pence is pushing adoption tax credits to make Indiana the most adoption friendly state in America.
Adoption is better for children and better for taxpayers than alternatives like moving from foster care family to foster care family.
It comes at a time when my niece and her husband adopted a baby this year and my next-door neighbor is trying to adopt three children whose birth parents are in prison or have left the country.
This makes two good news stories on the same front page of our local newspaper today. It gives me some hope for 2014.