Ten months later, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled four to two: The statute is constitutional, a landmark opinion, since it was the first time any court had ruled on that statute. Still, Hendrix kept pushing, filing a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court in March 2008. The Court decided not to hear the appeal. In the end, the Kansas Supreme Court ruling stands. Harrington, as she maintains was her intention all along, is a single parent of twins who turn five this May. Hendrix has only one consolation. Someday, he says, when the twins search the Internet for information about their birth father, “they’ll find the documents and know that I fought and fought for them.”
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