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'gay rights'

Arkansas 'values' on display: Governor will stand in bathroom door against non-existent transgender surge and gay rights in general

Shades of Orval Faubus. Governor Hutchinson fully commits to opposing discrimination protection for LGBT children.
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Tom Cotton, Clarence Thomas and today's Roe decision's implication for birth control and same-sex marriage

Which deeply moral decision will Tom Cotton want to take away next from millions of Americans?

When they tell you who they are believe them: Samuel Alito edition

Looks like Alito has more lives to disrupt after he dismantles abortion rights.

Betty Greene, Arkansas-born author of 'Summer of My German Soldier,' dies at 86

Arkansas native Bette Green, a novelist best known for "Summer of My German Soldier," has died. She once wrote for the Arkansas Times about a canceled lecture appearance at Harding University.

U.S. Supreme Court confirms legal protection for gay and transgender people in the workplace

Stop the presses. In a 6-3 decision today, the U.S. Supreme Court declared a signal victory for gay and transgender people. From the Washington Post:

Evangelicals depart from other faiths on social issues

Associated Press polling reveals stark differences between evangelical Christians and other faiths on hot-button issues.

Hallmark backtracks on banning ad depicting same-sex wedding

Good news. The Hallmark channel won't bow to a pressure group's insistence that it stop airing a commercial depicting a same-sex wedding.

A hate crime law for Arkansas? There's a problem.

New attention to a hate crime law for Arkansas is a good occasion to review why previous efforts have failed -- a desire to protect discrimination against LGBT people.

Trump's spokesman: A gay Arkansan

A gay Arkansan talks about being a top spokesman for Donald Trump.

Supreme Court to consider LGBT discrimination

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether sexual orientation and gender identity are covered under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Fayetteville city attorney declares invalidated civil rights ordinance a success

Fayetteville City Attorney Kit Williams provided an upbeat take on the now officially dead Fayetteville civil rights ordinance for LGBT people in an interview with the Fayetteville Flyer.

Supreme Court rejects rehearing on Fayetteville non-discrimination ordinance

As expected, the Arkansas Supreme Court today denied without comment a request that it reconsider its earlier decisions holding a Fayetteville ordinance extending civil rights protection to LGBT people was in conflict with state law.