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Whose Welfare?

EARLNORL Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 10:41 AM
Our nation is morally corrupt. Depending on the more corrupted federal government to fix things is ridiculous. The voters have lost control of what once was called America.
Eloise19 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 5:06 PM
It's still called America. For shame! We should re-name it Murka, or some such.

If there is ever a contest for the law with the most grossly misleading title, the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 should be a prime candidate, because the last thing this Act protects is the welfare of Indian children.

The theory behind the Indian Child Welfare Act is that an American Indian child should be raised in an American Indian culture.

Based on that theory, a newborn baby of American Indian ancestry, who was adopted immediately after birth by a white couple, was at 27 months of age taken away from the only parents she has ever known and given...