In Native American communities, there is an epidemic of missing women. Some are discovered dead days after they disappear, and others are never found – and the mystery of what happened to them often remains unsolved. Families claim they don’t get answers from law enforcement, and the missing never make national headlines because no one cares about them.
 
Congressman Greg Stanton from Phoenix, Arizona, has worked to elevate individual stories of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and press federal law enforcement -- including Attorney General Merrick Garland and FBI Director Chris Wray -- to do more to address this crisis. He cosponsored and worked to pass two critical bills last year, both that were signed into law in October 2020. 
 

“This is a national shame,” Congressman Stanton tells Dr. Phil on Tuesday’s episode, "Missing and Murdered in Montana."  
 
In the video above, Congressman Stanton shares three things he believes need to happen to help end this crisis.
 
On Tuesday’s episode, two families share their story of their missing Native American daughters, and Dr. Phil tackles this nationwide epidemic with Congressman Stanton, former criminal prosecutor Loni Coombs, and tribal filmmaker Rain. Check local listings to see where you can tune in.

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