Arkansas Judge Supports Gay Marriage

Arkansas Judge Supports Gay Marriage

Arkansas’ Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza supports gay marriage, and has now paved the way for same-sex couples to get married in the state. After a state ban was voted into law in 2004, Piazza has since deemed there was no real logical reason to disallow these couples equal access to marriage. Judge Piazza […]

Arkansas Tornadoes Are Just the Beginning

Arkansas Tornadoes Are Just the Beginning

The fierce tornadoes that ravaged Central Arkansas on Sunday were just the beginning.  As the death toll of 16 Arkansans and one person from Oklahoma was confirmed on Monday morning, several other southeastern states prepared for a cluster of twisters as the devastation moved east and claimed more lives. The residents of Arkansas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, […]

Arkansas Abortion Ban Struck Down by Federal Judge

Arkansas Abortion Ban Struck Down by Federal Judge

A federal court judge has struck down the attempt by Arkansas legislation to ban abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy. Arkansas legislature overrode the veto from Gov. Mike Beebe to pass the law in March 2013, which would ban abortion care beginning after the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. The ACLU of Arkansas challenged the […]