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South Carolina Adoption Attorney Seeks to Overturn Oklahoma Jurisdiction in Baby Deseray Case
Sources in South Carolina have reported that Raymond Godwin, the adoption attorney representing Bobby Bixler, 64, and Diane Bixler, 60, in the "Baby Deseray" case, has filed a moti...
Oklahoma Adoption Attorney Approves Baby Deseray Removal for Friend
Next week, South Carolina Judge Marsh Robertson has a hearing scheduled for the finalization of the adoption of Oklahoma-born infant, Merry Rejoice Bixler, better known as “Baby De...
Adult Son of Couple Adopting Deseray Says They Were Abusive Parents
A family court judge in South Carolina has scheduled a hearing on October 25 to finalize of the adoption of Baby Deseray, despite an Oklahoma court ruling last month that granted c...
Dusten Brown Stops Litigation So Veronica Can Live 'Normal Childhood'
Dusten Brown released the following statement on Thursday, October 10: Thank you all for coming today...
Adoptees Express Anguish Over Veronica’s Separation Through Poetry
Three adult adoptees, all non-Indian, have turned to poetry to share their overwhelming grief for Veronica Brown’s inevitable separation anxiety; for Dusten Brown’s loss of his chi...
Support Mounting for Dusten Brown on Facebook Page ‘Standing Our Ground for Veronica Brown’
After a nearly four-year legal battle through the Supreme Court and beyond, on September 23, white South Carolina couple Matt and Melanie Capobianco removed Veronica, 4, from her b...
NICWA, NCAI Applaud UN for Calling on U.S. to Protect Veronica
The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA), the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), and Angel Smith, an independent attorney appointed by the District Court of...
The Feminist Defense for Baby Veronica's Dad and ICWA
When I began writing about the Baby Veronica case last May, I argued that feminists should care about the (then-pending) Supreme Court case because losing your biological kids is s...
Trafficking Native Children: The Seamy Underbelly of U.S. Adoption Industry
Jeremy Simmons was heartbroken, baffled and confused. He had been living with his girlfriend, Crystal Tarbox, in Mannford, Oklahoma, when she became pregnant in August, 2012...
Baby Veronica Case: Capobianco Expert Recants Damning Report on Father
In the Summer of 2011, Jan Hunt received a request from a guardian ad litem, Jo Prowell, working on a custody case in South Carolina...
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