A Right-Wing Think Tank Is Trying to Bring Down the Indian Child Welfare Act. Why? | The Nation


Possibly the critical portion of this article is the last paragraph, which confirms that Goldwater has absolutely no interest whatsoever in helping Indian children:

At Goldwater’s offices in Phoenix, Sandefur insisted that his case is about nothing more than the welfare of Indian children. “It was a white Congress in Washington, DC, that passed a law saying, ‘The best interest of all Indians is as follows.’ Isn’t that why we have the problems we have?” When asked if Goldwater is working with any Native American members of Congress to reform ICWA or improve the circumstances of Native children, Sandefur said no—he hadn’t heard anything about that.

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