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Whose Welfare?

karen 341 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 7:27 AM
These are not the only culture that children have been ripped from.
NewJAl Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 8:05 AM
Interesting, in that ripping kids from their culture is frowned upon, but not in the case of kids adopted out of the Native American population. The children are be very well acculturated into that of the adoptive parents, with the culture they are put into is foreign. Individually cruel, to satisfy the ideology of strangers.
Social Justice, with some other ugly head, I suppose.

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...