Texas family Fights Supreme Court To Keep Adopted Native American Child 

  • Chad and Jennifer Brackeen almost had their Native American adopted son taken away because of a federal law that codifies what their lawyers say is “racial discrimination.”
  • Now, the family is fighting to keep custody of his half-sister through a Supreme Court case that could gut a significant part of that law but which Native tribes warn could strike a far-reaching blow to their sovereignty.
  • The case, Haaland v. Brackeen, combines issues from a handful of other families and interested states, including Texas, where the Brackeens live.
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