All eyes are on 11-month-old Tamia Hemphill, held by her grandmother Maria McDonald, after Gov. Blagojevich, right, signed legislation providing sweeping protections for families involved in the adoption process in Illinois. Standing, from left: State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz, bill sponsor, Jane Lower, 11, and her father John, who with Robert Fioretti, are McDonald's attorneys. The bill was sparked by the recent "Baby Tamia" case that involved a for-profit adoption agency and a court order to return an infant to her mother in Illinois.
Chuck Berman, Chicago Tribune