Gay adoption ban struck down | Arkansas Blog

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Gay adoption ban struck down

Posted By on Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 10:20 AM

A Florida judge has ruled that the state's ban on adoption by gay people is unconstitutional. This sets no immediate precedent and has no legal bearing on the mean initiative proposed for the Arkansas ballot that prevents adoption and foster parenting in any home with unmarried couples, hetero- or homosexual. But as a signal of the essential common sense of deciding adoption based on what's best for a child, it's very important indeed.

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