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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Judge upholds Indian Child Welfare Act #ICWA

Arizona, PHOENIX -- A court has thrown out a bid to void a federal law that challengers claim is racist because it places the desires and rights of Native American tribes over the constitutionally protected best interests of children.
In a unanimous ruling Monday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals did not address the contention of the Goldwater Institute, representing Arizona couples adopting Native children, that the law is unfair and illegal.
Instead, the three-judge panel pointed out that all the adoptions had gone through since the lawsuit was first filed in 2015. As such, they concluded, none of the plaintiffs had been harmed and there was nothing left on which the court could rule.
Monday's ruling drew a slap from attorney Timothy Sandefur.
Because Wake threw the case out on the grounds there was no basis for a lawsuit, at least not yet, he never addressed the question of whether the federal law amounts to illegal racism.

Source: Judge upholds Indian Child Welfare Act | Local | azdailysun.com

Ed. Note: This is far from over... Taking Native children from their tribes is still going on...

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