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LGBT Inclusive Church Barred From Arkansas Easter Parade

RELIGION | By EDGE | Apr 6
If tolerance is "a two-way street," don't even think about holding a parade on it.

GOP Senator Thinks Gays Should Be Grateful They're Not in Iran

POLITICS | By EDGE | Apr 2
Hey gays! Shut up about Indiana already. It could be worse: You could be killed in Iran!

Arkansas, Indiana Lawmakers Race to Update Religion Bills

RELIGION | Apr 2
Lawmakers in Arkansas and Indiana are scrambling to revise controversial religious objection measures as Republican governors in both states try to quell a growing backlash from businesses and other critics who have called the proposals anti-gay.

Fight Over 'Religious Freedom' Objection Proposals Shift to Arkansas

RELIGION | By Andrew Demllo | Mar 31
The fight over "religious freedom" proposals facing increasing criticism from businesses and advocates who call them a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians has shifted toward Arkansas,

Study: Same-Sex Marriages Could Help Arkansas Economy

FAMILY | Nov 28
Supporters of same-sex marriages say legalizing the unions could have a $24 million impact on Arkansas' economy.

Court Will Expedite Arkansas Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Oct 23
Arkansas' highest court has agreed to move quickly on a case challenging the state's gay marriage ban.

Arkansas AG Doesn't Object to Expediting Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Oct 21
The Arkansas attorney general's office says it doesn't object to the state's highest court moving quickly on a lawsuit challenging a gay marriage ban.

Judge Sets Hearing On Arkansas Same-Sex Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Oct 21
A federal judge has set a hearing for next month in a lawsuit challenging Arkansas' gay marriage ban.

Ark. Court Won't Delay Proceedings in Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | Oct 9
The Arkansas Supreme Court has refused to delay proceedings in a lawsuit challenging the legality of the state's constitutional ban on gay marriage.

Ark. Gov. Names Special Justice for Gay Marriage Case

POLITICS | Oct 1
Gov. Mike Beebe has named a retired judge from Harrison to fill in as a special justice on the Arkansas Supreme Court in the lawsuit challenging the state's gay marriage ban.

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