Goldwater Announcement of Anti-ICWA Lawsuit Scheduled for Tuesday Morning, July 7

Inaccurately claiming that the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) is a race-based law that disciminates against Native Americans, the Goldwater Institute will announce their intent to file an anti-ICWA class action lawsuit in a YouTube livestreamed press conference on

Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. Pacific time.

NICWA asks that you share news of this online event with tribal leaders, tribal attorneys’ offices, tribal child welfare departments, and others. 

It is vital that all of Indian Country stay informed of these attacks on ICWA so that, together, we can work to uphold the protections that we have worked so hard to keep.

What:  Press conference announcing anti-ICWA lawsuit and campaign

When:  Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 9:00 a.m. Pacific time


Who:  Goldwater Institute representatives

NICWA will keep you informed of developments, what we are doing to protect our families, and what you can do to help. Stay tuned.


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