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ACLU of Arkansas Statement on Signing of SB199 Into Law

Arkansas infamously passed the first law in the nation to try to ban gender-affirming care for trans youth in 2021. After hearing extensive evidence presented by four transgender youth and their families challenging Arkansas’ HB1570, the courts blocked that ban as unconstitutional.

March 15, 2023

ACLU of Arkansas Statement on Passing of SB199

We are deeply disappointed by the Arkansas legislature's decision to pass a bill that would greatly expand medical malpractice claims only against doctors who provide life-saving and life-changing care to transgender minors.

March 8, 2023

ACLU of Arkansas Criticizes AG Griffin's Efforts to End DACA

The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas (ACLU of Arkansas) today criticized Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin for joining Texas and other states in urging a federal judge to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

February 3, 2023