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Exploring the Intersections of the Indian Child Welfare Act and the Reproductive Justice movement – a.k.a. Stop Stealing Our Children

For those of us who do Reproductive Justice work, the emotional rollercoaster week that closed with the Senate’s passage of S. 744 that coupled further unnecessary and unethical border militarization with Comprehensive Immigration Reform was a busy one.  After an already “good, bad and ugly” mix of Supreme Court (SCOTUS) decisions that came down: DOMA, the Voting Rights Act (VRA), and the lesser discussed, yet gut wrenching decision on (the misnamed) Baby Girl v. Adoptive Parents regarding the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), we have much to reflect upon and lots of work to do.  The Supreme Court justices sided with the adoptive parents in the ...