Read the press release. Read the complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in South Carolina. From the press release…The litigation was filed on behalf of Veronica, by Angel Smith, Continue reading NARF Files Civil Rights Case Filed on Behalf of Baby Veronica
A family court in Charleston, S.C., plans to have a hearing Wednesday (7/31) to decide how – not if – to transfer custody of Baby Veronica back to her adoptive Continue reading South Carolina Court to Decide on Baby Veronica Transfer to Adoptive Parents
A new lawsuit was filed by Baby Veronica’s mother which claims part of the Indian Child Welfare Act to be unconstitutional.Read the news story from July 26 and complaint filed Continue reading New Lawsuit Challenges Adoptions Under Indian Child Welfare Act
From the complaint: ICWA tells a single unmarried woman who wishes to choose adoptive parents for her unborn child—a choice that would be respected under her State’s laws—that she must Continue reading Baby Veronica’s Birth Mother Sues to Declare ICWA Provisions Unconstitutional
The Court of Civil Appeals of Oklahoma ruled against awarding attorney fees and costs to a father whose parental rights were terminated. See the National Indian Law Library website for Continue reading Adoption of Baby Boy L., March 18, 2013 (Oklahoma)
The Montana Supreme Court ruled that the state Department of Health and Human Services made sufficiently active efforts to reunify children with mother, as prerequisite to termination of mother’s parental Continue reading In the Matter of D.A. and M.A, July 16, 2013 (Montana)
See the resolution, which was passed at the group’s annual meeting on July 13, 2013, at the NCJFCJ website.