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Arkansas high court allows adult ordinance challenge

By The Associated Press

This article was published November 10, 2012 at 1:52 p.m.

— A sexually oriented business in Clarksville can challenge a city ordinance that the store says violates its constitutional rights.

The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday reversed a circuit judge’s dismissal of a challenge to the ordinance by the X-Mart Adult Superstore along Interstate 40.

The ordinance places a number of restrictions on how the business can operate and was passed in 2006 — just weeks after X-Mart opened its doors.

The Southwest Times Record reports the ordinance gave an existing business three years to comply. X-Mart got a six-month extension. After that expired, the city sued to close the store. The store filed a counterclaim, arguing the ordinance was unconstitutional.

The high court sent the case back to Johnson County Circuit Court.

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NoCrossNoCrown says... November 10, 2012 at 9:41 p.m.

I'll bet the new ledge will come up with someething that will create more lawsuits for the city and state trying to deal with matters like this one. Millions spent to try to force people to live like they have decided everybody should live.... #ARnitwits

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