Past Updates for Arkansas
From Resistance Manual
- 03/21/2017: The Senate Judiciary Committee rejected a bill to allow same-sex parents to be listed on birth certificates.
- 03/07/2017: The majority-Republican Arkansas State Senate voted to add a Voter ID constitutional amendment to the 2018 ballot, after the last voter ID requirement passed in Arkansas was ruled unconstitutional.
- 02/25/2017: Officials in Pulaski Country and Little Rock have said they they will continue to enforce laws protecting LGBTQ+ people despite the recent State Supreme Court decision stating that these are illegal as local ordinances (rules) cannot give protections that are not in State laws.
- 02/17/2017: Arkansas passed a law to require 4 weeks of paid maternity leave to state agency workers.