The Urban League of the State of Arkansas and its partners are launching an initiative aimed at urging lawmakers to pass hate crimes legislation.
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In this episode, we discuss the impact of the state’s new stand your ground law on minorities, and the possibility of legislators approving a hate crimes bill.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson expressed support for hate crimes legislation during his 2021 State of the State address.
Arkansas is one of three states without a hate crime law. A group of lawmakers is working to change that during next year’s legislative session.