Category: Arkansas

Arkansas and Utah Have Passed Legislation Banning 18-Week Abortions

Arkansas and Utah Have Passed Legislation Banning 18-Week Abortions

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) — Lawmakers in Arkansas and Utah sent their governors legislation Wednesday banning most abortions 18 weeks into a woman’s pregnancy, moving the states closer to enacting bans that could be among the strictest in the country. The Arkansas House gave final approval by an 86-1 vote to the bill there, which Republican…

Black Arkansas senator and mother slams ‘stand your ground’ bill – CNN Video

Black Arkansas senator and mother slams ‘stand your ground’ bill – CNN Video

In a debate over Arkansas’ stand your ground laws, state senator Stephanie Flowers gave a passionate speech defending the lives of black children.

Arkansas couple adopts seven siblings at once, giving them a ‘forever family’ ahead of Christmas

Arkansas couple adopts seven siblings at once, giving them a ‘forever family’ ahead of Christmas

The Hawthorns adopted seven siblings at once on Dec. 3 giving them a “forever family.” (Micah Hawthorn/Micah’s Outdoor Photography)Michael and Terri Hawthorn didn’t plan on adopting any kids when they decided to become foster parents, but it didn’t take long for that to change and this Christmas their family is more than double the size…