Arkansas Supreme Court Puts A Hold On Birth Certificates For Same-Sex Parents

It looks like we spoke too soon in our post about Arkansas allowing same-sex parents to be listed on birth certificates.

From Reuters:

The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday temporarily blocked a lower court order that allowed same-sex parents throughout the state to be listed as parents on the birth certificates of their children...

The state appealed the decision that allowed same-sex couples statewide to be listed, saying it conflicted with Arkansas statutes and left birth registrars in legal limbo. 

The state Supreme Court agreed and said that “the best course of action is to preserve the status quo with regard to the statutory provisions while we consider the circuit court's ruling.” 

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