Ted Cruz Event Gives 'Courage' Award to State Rep Who Gave Away Adoptees to Molester

Arkansas State Representative Justin Harris, who gave away his adopted daughters to a child molester because he and his wife thought they were possessed by demons, will be given an award for courage at a dinner for Senator Ted Cruz tonight. Harris and a fellow state representative, Charlene Fite, are being commended… »8/12/15 2:00pm8/12/15 2:00pm

Lesbian Moms Say Arkansas Won't Put Both Parents on Birth Certificate

Three lesbian couples have sued Arkansas’s state health officials, saying the department refuses to put both parents on their children’s birth certificates. They say the State Health Department will only put the biological mother on a birth certificate, and requires a court order to include the other parent. »7/14/15 2:15pm7/14/15 2:15pm

Man Thinks NBC Changed Logo For Gay Marriage, Will Have None Of It

Poor, poor Don Stair. All this Little Rock resident wanted was to live in a world where the media doesn’t cater to the views of one tiny and perverted sexual minority. That’s why he was livid when his NBC affiliate changed the colors of their peacock logo to the rainbow flag to support gay marriage and chose to give… »6/29/15 3:30pm6/29/15 3:30pm

Arkansas Governor Won't Sign Religious Freedom Bill Because It's a Mess

Having witnessed the debacle currently happening in Indiana, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson has declined for now to sign the state's own recently passed "Religious Freedom Restoration Act." House Bill 1228 passed on Tuesday, but Hutchinson—while being careful not to anything too supportive of LGBT people—said he… »4/01/15 3:30pm4/01/15 3:30pm

Pol Who Gave Away Adopted Daughters Thought They Were Possessed 

The Arkansas Times continues to do a stellar job unraveling the incredibly disturbing story of Arkansas State Representative Justin Harris, who gave away the little girls he'd adopted to a man who sexually abused one of them. The Times' newest story reveals there were three children, not two, and that Harris and his… »3/11/15 1:30pm3/11/15 1:30pm

Politician Accused of 'Giving Away' Adopted Child to Sexual Abuser

An intense and disturbing investigative piece published by the Arkansas Times alleges that State Representative Justin Harris, a devout Christian who also owns a religious preschool, gave away two little girls he and his wife had adopted six months before. The little girls were "re-homed" with a former teacher at the… »3/05/15 6:45pm3/05/15 6:45pm

Relatable Pre-Teen Takes $1300 Cab from Arkansas to Florida For a Boy

A daring and resourceful pre-teen in Arkansas gave her family the shock of their lives when she disappeared in the middle of the night. While Alexis Waller's parents frantically got in touch with police after finding a note from Alexis explaining she had run away, the 11-year-old was sitting in a cab on her way to… »12/13/14 6:46pm12/13/14 6:46pm

Arkansas Woman Steals $144 of Eye Makeup, Wears It All At Same Time

Brandy Allen is in a whole heap of trouble after ransacking her local Ulta (the finest place to purchase discounted toiletries) and attempting to get away with over $100 worth of eye shadow. Eye witnesses state that she wasn't even looking at prices or colors! How you gonna steal autumn colors when you're clearly a … »9/03/14 6:45pm9/03/14 6:45pm

12-Year-Old Survivor of Brain-Eating Amoeba Doing Really Well

Here's some good news to kick off the Tuesday after a three day weekend: Kali Hardig, the 12-year-old Arkansas girl who was infected with a brain-eating parasite at her local water park (DO NOT GO TO WATER PARKS) is eating, drinking, smiling and talking. Go Kali! Kick those brain-eating amoeba in their brains. See… »9/03/13 9:30am9/03/13 9:30am

Right-Wing StyleWatch: Spring's Hottest Anti-Choice Trends!

Most Americans lack access to affordable health care and believe abortion should be legal, but that hasn't stopped some uber-chic fashionistas from daring to break the rules! We've hand-picked five key ways you can wear the most essential anti-choice trends from the runways — er, courtrooms and Senate floors. Let's… »4/17/13 2:40pm4/17/13 2:40pm

Arkansas Senate Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood and Sex Ed Funding

The Arkansas Senate passed a bill yesterday that defunds Planned Parenthood and all other entities that provide abortions, refer patients to other abortion providers or contract with an abortion provider or referrer. (If you accidentally brush by an abortion provider on the sidewalk, you're banned from the state for… »4/10/13 1:45pm4/10/13 1:45pm

Meet The Woman Behind North Dakota's Anti-Choice Fetal Heartbeat Bill, Passed By Senate Yesterday

Yesterday the North Dakota Senate appproved two strict anti-abortion bills that had been waiting to be approved since February. They're now on their way to Republican Governor Jack Dalrymple for his signature, and he's quite likely to sign them into law, given his own anti-choice themed changes to lengthen the… »3/16/13 6:00pm3/16/13 6:00pm

Understanding the Toughest Anti-Abortion Law in the Country, the 'Arkansas Human Heartbeat Protection Act'

The Arkansas legislature voted yesterday to override Governor Mike Beebe's wise veto of SB 134, a.k.a. the Human Heartbeat Protection Act, which would ban nearly all abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy. It's by far the harshest abortion ban in the country, the most egregious challenge to Roe v Wade passed by a… »3/07/13 11:15am3/07/13 11:15am