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The Indian Child Welfare Act is Under Attack

The Indian Child Welfare Act is Under Attack

            Texas Attorney-General Ken Paxton published an opinion piece in the Washington Post last week, laying out his arguments against the 1978 Indian Child Welfare Act.  In Brackeen v. Zinke, a federal district court in Texas found the ICWA unconstitutional.  Paxton intervened in the case, and hopes that the Fifth Circuit will uphold the district court’s ruling.The case could eventually arrive at the Supreme Court, where the fortified conservative majority there is likely to find Paxton’s arguments persuasive.  They have…

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