I CANNOT STOP CRYING! -- HAPPY EDITOR Trace
WASHINGTON — The Indian Child Welfare Act lives on courtesy of a 7 -2 high court decision — a much better outcome than anxious tribal advocates had hoped. Justice Amy Coney Barrett writes for the majority. Justice Neil Gorsuch provides strong concurring opinion. Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito dissent. Read all 133 pages here.
Tribal sovereignty, American Indian children and families widely viewed as biggest winners.
https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/22pdf/21-376_7l48.pdf Here is the full court decision. Note - this was 7-2 and the dissenters were Alito and Thomas citing state’s rights.