Baby Veronica

LaDonna Harris
5/1/13

I am outraged by Supreme Court case Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl. As a lifelong civil rights activist, I remember the struggle to pass the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) in 1978 and the reasons it is still so badly needed to protect our families and Native American cultures....

Suzette Brewer
4/16/13
JUSTICE SCALIA: Your -- your argument assumes that the phrase in the statute "to prevent the breakup of the Indian family" only applies where -where the father has custody...
Jacqueline Pata
4/16/13

The mainstream media has continued to make repeated factual errors when reporting on the high profile Supreme Court custody case involving a Native American father and his daughter....

Donna Ennis
12/22/12

I have been thinking a lot lately about Baby Veronica and how it came to be that this Native child was placed with white adoptive parents....

Donna Ennis
10/23/12

Dr. Phil either gets it or he doesn’t. After viewing a recent episode of his show that featured the perspective of adoptive parents in the "battle over Baby Veronica," it is clear to me that he doesn’t get it....

Terry Cross
10/22/12

On October 18, 2012, the Dr. Phil show aired an episode that focused on a disputed custody case involving an American Indian child, Veronica....

Donna Loring
10/22/12

Dr. Phil aired a horror show on October 17 featuring couples who had adopted Indian children or who were in the process of doing so....

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