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04/16/2010

Breaking: Arkansas 'family values' types wasted '08 voters' time

by Jeremy Hooper

Holy crapballs:

LITTLE ROCK — A circuit judge today stuck down Arkansas’ ban against unmarried couples adopting or foster-parenting children.
Judge strikes down adoption ban [AP]

So it turns out Arkansas' own Mike Huckabee was kind of right, after all: Children are not, in fact, puppies. Which is exactly why fair-minded justice just threw the bone to concept of human compassion and right to privacy rather than to a law that automatically labeled certain homes as no more fit than a doghouse.

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**UPDATE: AmericaBlog has the text of the ruling.

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