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.
Tag: Stand Your Ground
After announcing he would sign a “stand your ground” bill into law Wednesday, Gov. Hutchinson encouraged the passage of hate crimes legislation in Arkansas.
The Arkansas House has approved a controversial ‘stand your ground’ law. The bill now heads to Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s desk.
After rejecting an amendment to a “stand your ground” bill Tuesday, a House committee approved the original legislation by a narrow margin.
After three hours of debate yesterday, a controversial “Stand Your Ground” failed to make it out of the House Judiciary Committee.
Nearly 80 faith leaders from around the state have signed a letter asking the governor to oppose a “Stand Your Ground” bill.
A ‘stand your ground’ bill has passed the Arkansas Senate and now heads to the Arkansas House Judiciary Committee.