November 22, 2017

NYU Public Health, Rachel Harrison, November 21, 2017- An original legal analysis by NYU College of Global Public Health finds an Arkansas law that prohibits local governments from enacting civil rights protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ) individuals to be unconstitutional. The article, published online in the American …

November 6, 2017

Arkansas Times, Max Brantley, November 3, 2017- John Lovett of the Times-Record in Fort Smith reports on remarks this week by top state tourism officials and a warning about the damaging impact on tourism should Arkansas adopt a so-called bathroom bill that prevents transgender people from using restrooms that match their gender identity. Such a bill passed in …

October 31, 2017

Arkansas Blog, Max Brantley, October 26, 2017- The Arkansas Supreme Court today stopped, at least temporarily, efforts by lawyers to question Sen. Bart Hester and Rep. Bob Ballinger about their sponsorship of legislation intended to prevent Fayetteville and other cities from adopting civil rights ordinances that protect gay people. According to the Associated Press, the court …