Campbell Brown slammed for comments on ICWA
The National Indian Child Welfare Association, the National Congress of American Indians and the Native American Journalists Association slammed CNN anchor Campbell Brown for calling the Indian Child Welfare Act a "ridiculous" law.

The organizations said Brown's comments were "ignorant," “inaccurate," and "negative." But Brown defended herself in an e-mail to Indian Country Today.

“There is no bias here against Native Americans,” Brown said. “This is about a specific incident, a specific law and how it is being applied in this case. I am certainly happy to review anything that demonstrates to me that this family was treated fairly, and how this little boy could possibly be better off in foster care.”

Brown complained that ICWA "failed" a baby boy, about six months old, because he was returned to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe of Minnesota. The placed the boy into foster care while it decides on a permanent placement.

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