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High court sidesteps challenge of law giving tribes say in adoptions

 

August 14, 2018



A court has thrown out a bid to void a federal law that challengers claim is racist because it places the desires and rights of Native American tribes over the constitutionally protected best interests of children.

In a unanimous ruling, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals did not address the contention of the Goldwater Institute, representing Arizona couples adopting Native children, that the law is unfair and illegal.

https://www.paysonroundup.com/news/high-court-sidesteps-challenge-of-law-giving-tribes-say-in/article_11d4a7d5-444a-5ee8-ba25-654faaa4e943.html

 

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