(Bismarck, ND) — A new law that removes several federal laws discriminating against Native Americans has passed Congress. The Respect act was sponsored by North Dakota Senator Kevin Cramer and South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds. The bill includes the removal of several antiquated laws, including Indian reform schools for Indigenous children. The laws haven’t been enforced in a long time, but Senators Cramer and Rounds agreed that taking them off the books was important.
New Law Removes Outdated Laws Discriminating Against Native Americans