Come On, Arkansas! Supreme Court Forbids Same-Sex Couples From Putting Both Their Names On Children's Birth Certificates!
How is this still an issue with 2016 nearly here?!
The Arkansas Supreme Court decided late last week to temporarily block a lower court's ruling on allowing same-sex parents to be named on their child's birth certificates.
It all started back on December 1, when three same-sex couples won a court battle in front of Little Rock Circuit Court Judge Tim Fox to allow their names to be placed on their children's birth certificates — so long, Judge Fox deemed, as they were married before the birth.
But the state of Arkansas appealed the ruling, arguing it conflicted with state laws, and now the Arkansas Supreme Court has once again blocked same-sex couples from both being listed on the child's birth certificate.
In their opinion, the court stated:
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