Supreme Court http://kunm.org en US Supreme Court Ruling On Baby Veronica Case Could Threaten Native American Parental Rights http://kunm.org/post/us-supreme-court-ruling-baby-veronica-case-could-threaten-native-american-parental-rights <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the South Carolina couple caring for "Baby Veronica." The ruling could threaten the stability of the Indian Child Welfare Act, and raises questions about tribal membership.</span></p><p>On his way to deployment in Iraq, Cherokee tribal member Dustin Brown was asked to relinquish his parental rights by the unwed mother of his child, and days before beginning his tour, the mother gave baby Veronica up for adoption.</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 21:26:27 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 31264 at http://kunm.org US Supreme Court Ruling On Baby Veronica Case Could Threaten Native American Parental Rights