S.C. couple gains custody of Cherokee Indian girl

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  • Updated: September 23, 2013 - 11:09 PM

OKLAHOMA CITY – A South Carolina couple who vowed last month to not leave Oklahoma unless they went home with a 4-year-old Cherokee Indian girl they have been trying to adopt since her birth were given custody of the girl Monday night after the Oklahoma Supreme Court said it didn’t have jurisdiction over the child.

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pseudonymSep. 24, 13 1:43 PM

What they fail to report here is that BOTH biological mother AND FATHER relinquished parental rights at birth. If this father is not a Cherokee, this is a non-starter, how is that anything but racism? Because he's of "indian blood" he should get special treatment and get to go back on the contract he signed?

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