The Arkansas Supreme Court will be hearing Oral Argument regarding Act 1 which prohibits unmarried couples from fostering or adopting children. In November, 2008 Arkansas Voters approved by a 57% majority Act 1.
Stephanie Huffman and her partner, Wendy Rickman, have two children but Act 1 prevents them from adopting again. In April, 2010, a lower court ruled that Act 1 was unconstitutional. The Trial court judge ruled that the fostering and adopting ban applies to anyone who lives together but are not married. The Act 1 specifically targeted the gay community.]]>