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Arkansas Voters To Decide On Unmarried Adoption

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Arkansas Voters To Decide On Unmarried Adoption

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Arkansas Voters To Decide On Unmarried Adoption

Arkansas Voters To Decide On Unmarried Adoption

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Next week, voters in Arkansas will decide whether unmarried couples should be allowed to adopt children. A conservative group is behind the ballot initiative, hoping to stop what it calls a "gay agenda." Arkansas residents approved a gay-marriage ban four years ago, and backers thought this latest measure would pass easily. But that's not proving to be the case this year.

Jacqueline Froelich reports for member station KUAF.