Posts Tagged ‘arkansas’

Arkansas Passes Ban On Child Sex Change Surgeries, Overrides Feckless Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Veto

By Chris Menahan Arkansas on Tuesday made history by becoming the first state in America to ban child sex change surgeries and the experimental drugging of children with cross-sex hormones and puberty blockers. #BREAKING: The Arkansas Senate has voted to override Governor Asa Hutchinson’s veto of the SAFE Act, protecting children from experimental medical procedures, […]

Right-Wing Activists Slam Arkansas’ GOP Governor for Veto of Extreme Anti-Trans Bill

Update: the Arkansas legislature voted on April 6 to override Gov. Hutchinson’s veto of a bill banning gender-affirming treatment for transgender youth.  Religious-right groups slammed conservative Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson for vetoing a bill that would make it illegal for transgender minors to receive gender-affirming medical care. It would have been, as Reuters noted, “the […]

Arkansas Advances Bill Preventing Biological Males from Competing in Girls’ Sports

Arkansas joins some 20 states across the country that are crafting laws designed to protect female athletes from competing against biological men who consider themselves transgender women. Republican State Senator Missy Irvin sponsored HB 354, or the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act, which advanced after being passed out of committee on a 5-3 vote along […]

Arkansas’ Republican governor says he wouldn’t support 2024 Trump run

Hutchinson said in January that he wanted the Trump administration to end, but stopped short of calling for the former president’s resignation. He also called a second set of impeachment proceedings “unworkable.” The governor’s nephew, an Arkansas state senator, has since announced he is leaving the Republican Party due to the direction the GOP has […]

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Arkansas Anti-BDS Law

A United States federal appeals court struck down Arkansas’ anti-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) law on February 12. The case in question stems from 2018, when one of the advertisers for The Arkansas Times, the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College ceased ties with the Times after the paper refused to sign a pledge to not […]

Arkansas’ anti-BDS law violates the First Amendment, says court

The Arkansas Times has successfully challenged a law that prohibits the state from doing business with companies that boycott Israel. The Little Rock-based weekly filed the lawsuit in 2018 and was represented by the ACLU. The paper takes no official position on BDS, but it launched the legal challenge after the University of Arkansas Pulaski […]

Court challenges Arkansas law that aims to ban the boycott Israel movement

A federal appeals court struck a blow to the legality of an Arkansas law that aims to penalize the boycott Israel movement. In 2017, the state passed the law, which financially penalizes companies that do not renounce the boycott Israel movement. A federal Arkansas judge dismissed a challenge to it in 2019. But a federal […]

Arkansas Lawmakers Consider Bill to Mandate Holocaust Education in Public Schools

The state capitol of Arkansas. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Lawmakers in Arkansas have introduced a bill that would mandate Holocaust education to be taught in all public schools starting with the 2021-22 school year. The move comes a few months after a report by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany found that […]

Arkansas Bill Would Prohibit State From Closing Churches During Emergencies

Photo Credit: Gabriela Clare Marino/Unsplash LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A bill presented in the Arkansas legislature would prohibit the State from closing churches or prohibiting religious gatherings during disasters and emergencies, while also upholding the State’s right to issue safety guidelines that are equally applicable to all. “Religion provides extensive benefits to the country by meeting […]

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Readying Run for Governor of Arkansas

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is running for governor of Arkansas in the 2022 election. A series of news outlets confirmed the announcement Monday outlining the former White House press secretary’s political future, as did the candidate herself through a video message. As CBS News reports, the current Republican governor, Asa Hutchinson, cannot run again due to […]

Court Blocks Arkansas Bans on Late-Term and Down Syndrome Abortions

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit upheld a lower court’s ruling that blocks multiple Arkansas pro-life laws, including bans on late-term abortions and those based on sex of the unborn baby and a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome. “As the district court recognized, the law governing the constitutionality […]

‘Hate Crimes’ Bill Introduced in Arkansas, Faces Opposition for ‘Unequal Justice,’ Potential Expansion

Photo Credit: Stuart Seeger LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A “hate crimes” bill has been introduced in Arkansas to create increased penalties for those who commit crimes based on a person’s race, religion, gender identity and so-called sexual orientation, among other protected characteristics. The bill is being opposed by at least one Christian group, along with the Washington […]

Man Who Identifies as Woman Becomes First ‘Transgender’ to Hold Office in Arkansas

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ark. — In what is stated to be the first for the Bible Belt state of Arkansas, a man who identifies as a woman will sit on the Washington County Quorum Court, the legislative body of the county comprised of officials from 15 districts. According to reports, Evelyn Rios Stafford received 65% of the […]

Arkansas court rules with Monsanto, grants farmers right to spray toxic Dicamba herbicide that causes horrific crop damage to nearby farms

(Natural News) Millions of acres of U.S. crops were damaged in 2017 by a dicamba-based herbicide, manufactured by Monsanto and BASF SE. Dicamba herbicide is specifically designed to be sprayed on genetically modified, dicamba-resistant soybeans and cotton. These GM crops have been genetically engineered to withstand dicamba; however, the herbicide is very volatile. Dicamba […]

Arkansas School Paddles Kids Who Walked Out For National Gun Protests

March 17, 2018 By Aaron Kesel Three students at a Greenbrier, Arkansas high school were bizarrely punished with paddles after walking out of school to participate in the national walkout to protest against gun violence, The Hill reported. According to multiple reports, the three students were given the choice between in-school suspension […]

Court upholds Arkansas decision to ban dicamba herbicide

(Natural News) It’s back to the drawing board for Monsanto, after an Arkansas state judge refused to overturn a ban on the use of the company’s dicamba herbicide between April 16 and October 31. According to the Associated Press, Judge Chris Piazza of the Pulaski County Circuit Court dismissed a lawsuit by […]

Judge To Review Clinton 1987 Murder Of 2 Arkansas Boys

A federal judge is to review an unsolved 1987 murder case of 2 young boys from Arkansas who were believed to have been killed by Clinton operatives. A mother’s 30-year missions to uncover the truth about what happened to her son’s in 1987 has led a federal judge to order an urgent review of […]

Arkansas Police Officer Fired For Exposing Department Policy Where Officers Have Sex With Prostitutes Then Arrest Them

A police officer in Arkansas lost his job after he exposed a massive scheme that allowed officers to have sex with prostitutes and then arrest them for servicing the undercover cops. The way that Former Fort Smith Police Department Sgt. Don Paul Bales’ department had it set up, cops would “prove” that they weren’t really […]

Arkansas Judge Admits to Giving Light Sentences in Return For Nude Photos

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas judge who gave lighter sentences to men guilty of minor crimes in return for nude photographs or sexual favors could get a bit of leniency himself after admitting Thursday that he engaged in what one state official called one of Arkansas’ worst-ever cases of judicial misconduct. Joseph Boeckmann had […]

[WATCH] Dash Cam Video Shows Arkansas Police Chief Speeding and Not Given Ticket

BRINKLEY, Ark. – The chief of the Brinkley Police Department is defending himself and his record after THV11 reviewed dash cam video that appears to show him being given preferential treatment during a traffic stop. A viewer first alerted THV11 to the fact that Chief Edward Randle was pulled over while driving in Clarendon on […]

[WATCH] Arkansas Cop Tasers Man in Back, Then Tells Him He’s Under Arrest

An Arkansas cop tasered a man in the back before telling him he was under arrest, causing the man to drop to the ground while yelling out in pain. When the man’s friends questioned why he would taser him, Blytheville police officer Stephen Sigman said, “cause I said he was under arrest and he kept […]

Arkansas School Starts Offering Yoga and Meditation Instead of Detention

Anna Hunt, Staff WriterWaking Times A school in Jonesboro, Arkansas, has joined many others in turning to an alternative method of discipline. The Success Achievement Academy has stopped using in-school suspension as punishment. Instead, the directors started using yoga as a means of helping students relieve stress and recognize responsibility for their actions. But […]

Arkansas Deputy Pleads Guilty In Plot To Plant Meth On Suspect

A former deputy sheriff in southeast Arkansas has pleaded guilty to charges related to a plot to plant methamphetamine on an unsuspecting person. Robert “Bo” Sanderlin, 26, was sentenced Monday to five years of probation on charges of use of a communication device in commission of a drug offense […]

Arkansas city ‘rocks’ massive sinkhole

     Harrison city workers on Wednesday began dumping large rocks into the huge sinkhole that began to encroach on a home in Harrison over the weekend. The hole opened up after heavy rain Friday, April 21, in an area off Chelsea Circle. The hole is in Will and Sherry Presley’s back yard. After even heavier […]

Right Wing Activist Pulls Gun On #BLM Protest In Maine

Print Friendly Above Photo: Michael Strickland (Photo by Arun Gupta) Claimed he was justified in pulling his gun and threatening to shoot the crowd of unarmed protesters. Shouts and yells erupted on the fringe of a Black Lives Matter rally in downtown Portland. A local right-wing agitator, Michael Strickland, was backing down the street away from […]

Transparency EU-Style

Transparency EU-Style May 11th, 2016 Via: The Journal: A VIDEO BY Irish MEP Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan criticising the secretive process of viewing classified documents relating to a massive US-EU trade deal has been viewed nearly 70,000 times online. In the video – entitled ‘TTIP […]

Video: Bystanders Told To Delete Footage After Cops Beat Wrong Man

James King was a Grand Valley State University student in Michigan when, on his way to work on July 18, 2014, he was attacked by an undercover Grand Rapids Police detective and FBI special agent. According to a lawsuit filed on April 4 in U.S. District Court, King says he thought he was being mugged […]

Rothschild: United States Is The World’s Biggest Tax Haven

As the Panama Papers reveal the extent of tax avoidance by the world’s elite, a Rothschild & Co executive has admitted that “America is the biggest tax haven in the world.” President Obama has said that tax avoidance is a major legal problem with people taking advantage of “poorly designed” laws that need to be overhauled, but according to […]

SOTT FOCUS: ‘Weaponizing refugees’: NATO projects its own darkness onto Russia

     Perhaps the only positive thing about the deteriorating social and environmental conditions on our planet is the fact that they tend to drive our ‘leaders’ to increasingly desperate acts to secure their positions in power. As part of this process, this ‘elite’ are also given to telling increasingly outrageous and transparent lies. Take the […]

You Can’t Stump the Trump Volume 18 (Trump Vegas)

Daily Stormer February 28, 2016 Despite his impressive length, he’s a nimble navigator. Source Article from http://www.dailystormer.com/you-cant-stump-the-trump-volume-18-trump-vegas/ 00 Hits: 0

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