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Arkansas Seeks Rehearing in 12-Week Abortion Ban Case

by Associated Press 6/11/2015 6:56 am

The Arkansas Attorney General's Office requested a rehearing Wednesday before the U.S. appeals court that agreed last month with a lower court that a state law unconstitutionally burdens women by banning abortions after the 12th week of pregnancy if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat.

ACLU Monitoring Ten Commandments Monument Law

by Mark Friedman 6/8/2015 12:00 am

The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas is monitoring the progress of a new law that allows the state of Arkansas to place a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the Capitol in Little Rock.

Religion Bill Previews Rifts Governor Faces (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/6/2015 6:56 am

The drama surrounding HB1228 offers a preview of possible rifts to come with Democrats and even fellow Republicans in future years.

Supreme Court Justices Signal Skepticism on Voter ID (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/5/2014 1:54 pm

If their questions during oral arguments last week are any indication, some Arkansas Supreme Court justices are skeptical about the idea that the state's voter ID law amounts to merely a verification of registration and not a new requirement for casting a ballot.

Arkansas Supreme Court Justices Weigh Voter ID Requirement

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/2/2014 1:49 pm

Arkansas Supreme Court justices on Thursday questioned whether the state's constitution allows for requiring voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot as they heard arguments on whether the voter ID law should be upheld.

ACLU Asks Court to Uphold Arkansas Voter ID Ruling

by Jill Bleed, The Associated Press 8/11/2014 3:49 pm

The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas asked the state's highest court on Monday to uphold a judge's ruling that found Arkansas' new voter identification law unconstitutional.

Judge Again Finds Arkansas' Voter ID Law Unconstitutional

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/2/2014 2:58 pm

An Arkansas judge on Friday again found the state's new voter ID law to be unconstitutional but said there wasn't enough time to prohibit officials from enforcing it during this month's primary election.

Court Grants Stay in Arkansas Voter ID Ruling

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/30/2014 1:24 pm

Arkansas' highest court on Tuesday temporarily stayed a judge's ruling striking down the state's new voter ID law, saying it wants arguments by the end of the week on whether the restriction should remain in place.

ACLU Cites 2 Cases for Striking Voter ID Law

by Associated Press 4/30/2014 1:23 pm

A civil liberties group challenging Arkansas' voter ID law says recent rulings in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania help their case that the new restriction shouldn't be enforced in the upcoming primary.

Arkansas Election Board Seeks Stay of Voter ID Ruling

by Associated Press 4/28/2014 4:30 pm

With early voting for the May primary set to begin next week, the Arkansas State Board of Election Commissioners and the state's Republican Party asked the Arkansas Supreme Court on Monday for an emergency stay of a judge's ruling that found the state's new voter ID requirement unconstitutional.

ACLU Seeks Injunction Against Arkansas Voter ID Law

by Associated Press 4/22/2014 4:47 pm

A civil liberties group is asking an Arkansas judge to block the state from enforcing its new voter ID law while he considers a lawsuit challenging the requirement's constitutionality.

Arkansas Legislature Approves Voter ID Requirement

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/19/2013 4:55 pm

Arkansas lawmakers gave final approval Tuesday to legislation that would require voters to show photo ID before casting a ballot.

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