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ACLU Challenges Arkansas Adoption Ban

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December 30, 2008

Today the ACLU filed a lawsuit against the state of Arkansas’ newly passed Act 1. Slated to take effect January 1, Act 1 bans any unmarried person who lives with a partner from serving as an adoptive or foster parent in the state. In our lawsuit, we argue that Act 1 violates the federal and state constitutional rights to equal protection and due process. Read the release.

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