Tagged: Arkansas Family Council

Arkansas Cities Seek to Create 'Entertainment Districts'

Arkansas Cities Seek to Create 'Entertainment Districts'

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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 >

Cherokee, Quapaw Tribes Betting on Casino Amendment

Cherokee, Quapaw Tribes Betting on Casino Amendment

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Two Native American tribes triumphed last week when the Arkansas secretary of state’s office said enough signatures had been gathered to put a constitutional amendment on the Nov. 6 ballot and let voters decide on legalizing casino gambling. read more >

Family Council Opposition Stuns 'Tort Reform' Advocates

Family Council Opposition Stuns 'Tort Reform' Advocates

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So-called tort reform has been an easy sell in states controlled by Republicans, and backers of a lawsuit-limiting proposal on the ballot in Arkansas this fall expected little trouble winning passage until they ran into a surprising obstacle from a reliable conservative ally. read more >

The Pros and Cons of Arkansas Tort Reform

The Pros and Cons of Arkansas Tort Reform

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With less than five months before the November vote on capping attorney’s fees and damages, groups for and against tort reform in Arkansas are making their case with money. read more >

Arkansas Legislators Eye More Abortion Restrictions

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Nearly two years after approving a pair of the most restrictive abortion bans in the country, Republicans in Arkansas' Legislature are weighing additional measures to make it more difficult for women to get the procedure. read more >

Oaklawn Opens Gate to Online Gambling

Oaklawn Opens Gate to Online Gambling

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In late December, Oaklawn launched OaklawnAnywhere.com, which allows Arkansas residents to place bets on Oaklawn races as well as races at other U.S. and international tracks from their computers, tablets or smartphones. Arkansans can be anywhere in the world when they place their bets. read more >