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Whose Welfare?

Terminus in WA Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 10:39 AM
"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…" I don't know, Dr. Sowell; the "Affordable Health Care Act" should be in the running. Anyone's rates go down as a consequence of this?
MacQ - Texas Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 11:12 AM
Liberal bills are always given names that belie their contents.

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...