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Whose Welfare?

Pistol Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 5:19 AM
I worked outside the US for 7 years before I got married and adopted my daughter. Florida protects adoptive parents quite well, but I quickly resolved if it looked like I was going to lose my baby, we would be long gone to some friendlier clime.

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...