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Arkansas Abortion Bill

Laura Bassett

Arkansas Votes To Axe Funding For Planned Parenthood, Sex Ed

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

The Arkansas Senate on Tuesday passed a bill that defunds Planned Parenthood and effectively kills a comprehensive sex education program in the state'...

New Arkansas Law Highlights Futility of Anti-Abortion Movement

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.11.2013 | Politics
Wayne Besen

Last week, the newly controlled Republican legislature in Arkansas overrode a veto by Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe, to ban abortions at 12 weeks of pregnancy.

Nation's Strictest Abortion Law Likely To Face Challenges

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

By Suzi Parker LITTLE ROCK, Ark, March 7 (Reuters) - Abortion rights groups say they plan to challenge a new Arkansas law adopted on ...

Republican Offers Defense Of Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Law

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

One Arkansas Republican is seeking to draw a distinction between "eliminating" a woman's abortion rights and severely restricting them. State Rep. ...

Laura Bassett

State's 12-Week Abortion Ban Becomes Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

The Arkansas House of Representatives voted 56-33 on Wednesday to override Gov. Mike Beebe's (D) veto of a ban on abortions after 12 weeks of pregnanc...

Laura Bassett

Arkansas Advances Most Extreme Abortion Ban In Country

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics

A Republican-controlled committee in the Arkansas House of Representatives approved a bill on Thursday that bans abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy...

Abortion Ban Supporter's Anti-Obama Comments

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

New video has surfaced of the Arkansas Republican state senator who sponsored the state's new abortion-ban bill making racially charged remarks about ...