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Friday, April 16, 2010
Cole v. Arkansas: Judge rules that it's unconstitutional for Arkansas to ban adoption and foster-care by unmarried couples
In Cole v. Arkansas, plaintiffs challenged the constitutionality of an Arkansas statute that bans adoption and foster-care by unmarried couples. The judge in the case has just ruled that the law "infringes upon the fundamental right to privacy guaranteed to all citizens of Arkansas." (Arkansas News Bureau) JURIST links to the ruling and reports on the litigation that led to it.