Saturday October 13th to Sunday October 22nd The 2017 Arkansas State Fair begins October 13th and Arkansas Right to Life will be there! For the last 40 years our annual Pro-Life exhibit in the Hall of Industry has educated thousands of Arkansas State Fairgoers with factual information about fetal development, abortion, and our efforts to …Continue reading "Standing strong for Life at the Arkansas State Fair"
Last Sunday thousands of Arkansans gathered in Little Rock for the 36th Annual March for Life, marking the 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion on demand. Wayne Mays, president of Arkansas Right to Life, led the march along with invited dignitaries and other special guests. “We all …Continue reading "Thousands of pro-lifers gather at Arkansas capitol to commemorate 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade"
By Rose Mimms, executive director, Arkansas Right to Life Editor’s note. Figures from the Department of Health’s office of Vital Records/Statistics show that there were 3,782 abortions in Arkansas in 2012, a 6% drop from 2011, and the lowest number since 1977! I asked Rose Mimms to put this welcomed decline in perspective. The numbers …Continue reading "Abortions in Arkansas drop to lowest number since 1977"
By Dave Andrusko And now there are eight! The Arkansas Senate today joined the House of Representatives in overwhelmingly voting to override Gov. Mike Beebe’s veto of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Arkansas joins Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska and Oklahoma in enacting this important initiative of National Right to Life. The bill—HB …Continue reading "Governor’s veto overridden, Arkansas becomes eighth state to enact Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act"
The 35th Annual Arkansas March for Life was held Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the state capital in Little Rock, Arkansas. To observe the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, participants marched from behind the State Capitol about 4 blocks, split into two groups to surround the Capitol building before uniting as one on the front …Continue reading "35th Annual Arkansas March held in Little Rock"
On April 14, 2012, National Right to Life endorsed Governor Mitt Romney for President of the United States. Today, as the state affiliate of National Right to Life, Arkansas Right to Life is proud and honored to add our endorsement of Governor Romney in his campaign to defeat the most pro-abortion president in our nation’s …Continue reading "Arkansas Right to Life Endorses Mitt Romney for President"
By Dave Andrusko A press conference held today in Little Rock featured Rose Mimms, Executive Director of Arkansas Right to Life, and National Right to Life President Carol Tobias, and served to warn the public what to expect now that the Iowa-based Planned Parenthood of the Heartland is absorbing Planned Parenthood of Arkansas and Eastern …Continue reading "Arkansas RTL and National RTL Hold Press Conference to Warn of Dangers of New Planned Parenthood Merger"
By Dave Andrusko Lauren Hayden, a staunchly pro-life 17-year-old homeschooler, will be Arkansas representative to National Right to Life’s Jane B. Thompson Oratory Contest at the NRLC convention in Florida in June. Arkansas Right to Life has sponsored an Oratory Contest since 1993 when Katie Beebe, its state winner, won the National Oratory Contest in …Continue reading "Lauren Hayden Wins Arkansas Oratory Contest"