Major Companies Decry 'License to Discriminate' Bills

Major Companies Decry 'License to Discriminate' Bills

Apple, Levi Strauss, Microsoft, and others have signed on to a statement denouncing such legislation as 'bad for business.'

Arkansas Governor Won't Sign Bill — Yet
April 01 2015 1:15 PM ET

Arkansas Governor Won't Sign Bill — Yet

The 'license to discriminate' law is being sent back to the legislature, the governor announced this morning.

Indiana Copycat Bill Sent to Arkansas Governor; Will He Sign?

Indiana Copycat Bill Sent to Arkansas Gov; Will He Sign?

The bill got final approval from state legislators today, putting the focus on Gov. Asa Hutchinson, who has previously promised to sign the legislation.

Arkansas Poised to Enact 'License to Discriminate'

Arkansas Poised to Enact 'License to Discriminate'

The revived bill just needs a House vote and the governor's promised signature to become law.

Antigay Legislation Quashed in Arkansas, Advances in Indiana

Antigay Legislation Quashed in Arkansas, Advances in Indiana

A so-called 'license to discriminate' bill has died in Arkansas, but similar ones remain pending in numerous other states.

Arkansas Town Defies State Ban, Protects LGBT Citizens

Arkansas Town Defies State Ban, Protects LGBT Citizens

Conway, Ark., became the state's second LGBT-affirming city Tuesday, but the fate of the town's nondiscrimination policy is uncertain in the wake of a statewide antigay law approved the same day.

Arkansas Governor Lets Anti-LGBT Bill Become Law

Arkansas Governor Lets Antigay Bill Become Law

As expected, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson allowed a law banning local ordinances protecting LGBT people from discrimination to become law without his signature.

Dear Ark. Gov., Please Veto My Brother's Anti-LGBT Bill

Dear Ark. Gov., Please Veto My Brother's Anti-LGBT Bill

'My brother has a vote, but I have a voice,' Donald Collins wrote of his brother, Rep. Charlie Collins, in an open letter.

Suit Demands Recognition for 600 Arkansas Marriages

Suit Demands Recognition for 600 Arkansas Marriages

A private attorney has filed a lawsuit seeking state recognition for the estimated 600 same-sex couples who were legally wed during Arkansas's brief equality window last May.

Arkansas Passes Ban on Discrimination Bans

Arkansas Passes Ban on Discrimination Bans

The new law will prevent local governments from enacting or enforcing LGBT-inclusive antidiscrimination measures. Legislators also advanced a 'license to discriminate' bill regarding business operators.

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