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A protester raises a fist beside a large transgender pride flag at the Kentucky State Capitol. (Sarah Ladd/Kentucky Lantern)

Arkansas AG Griffin asks full appeals court to reverse ruling on transgender care for minors

BY: - September 7, 2023

Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin on Thursday asked the full 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis to hear his appeal of a federal judge’s ruling that struck down the state’s ban on gender-affirming health care for transgender minors. Act 626 of 2021, known as the Save Adolescents From Experimentation (SAFE) Act, prohibited […]

U.S. District Court building, Little Rock

Appeal uncertain in federal case challenging Arkansas appellate court elections

BY: - July 27, 2023

The plaintiffs who saw a federal judge this week reject their challenge to Arkansas’ system of electing judges to the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals haven’t decided whether to appeal. U.S. District Judge James M. Moody Jr. on Tuesday ruled in favor of the State of Arkansas in a 44-page ruling that denied claims […]