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The Arkansas State Capitol was the scene as Arkansas’ General Assembly enacted restrictions on transgender youths.
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Transgender Laws Draw a Hot SpotlightLock Icon

New restrictions on trangender minors have left the state a target of scorn and boycotts, and LGBTQ activists were calling the new legislation itself a hate crime. read more >
Some Arkansas cities are taking steps to establish entertainment districts in which open containers of alcoholic beverages are allowed on public streets, similar to the Beale Street District in Memphis, shown above.
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Arkansas Cities Seek to Create ‘Entertainment Districts’Lock Icon

A number of Arkansas cities — including El Dorado, Little Rock, Pine Bluff and Texarkana — are either considering or are taking steps toward creating “entertainment districts” that would allow the open carry of alcohol. read more >