Share “Might Indian child welfare law one day be...”

Might Indian child welfare law one day be deemed unconstitutional?

The Oklahoman Editorial Published: July 5, 2013
Advertisement

TRIBAL officials are relieved that a U.S. Supreme Court ruling regarding the federal Indian Child Welfare Act was limited in scope. The court ruled the act didn’t allow a father to use his American Indian heritage to assert parental rights when the father never had physical or legal custody of the child, never supported the child and had actually waived parental rights.

Cherokee Nation Chief...
Read the rest of the story on Oklahoman.com
NewsOK.com has disabled the comments for this article.

AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    Tulsa man pleads guilty to murder for setting house fire that killed 5-year-old
  2. 2
    Police find hatchet, protective gear in house where Bever family members were slain
  3. 3
    Oklahoma City police: Two arrested after woman sexually assaulted in work freezer
  4. 4
    OU football fans among Top 10 ... in grammar
  5. 5
    Wrestling legend Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka charged in girlfriend's 1983 death
+ show more

FEATURED JOBS



× Trending news Article