The right to an abortion in the state of Arkansas is now gone following the certification of a 2019 law triggered by the Supreme Court’s official overturning of the Roe v. Wade decision Friday morning.
Blue Hog put it coarsely; Tom Mars a little more politely. We have always known Leslie Rutledge wasn’t the sharpest knife in the drawer. But remember her statement yesterday when you vote for lieutenant governor in November. It’s a meaningless job, true. But do voters really want to give this seditious person a public platform? Kelly Krout is the Democratic nominee.
To a small room on the second floor of the Tower Building, police escorts accompanied press and dignitaries up an elevator to a press conference certifying the prohibition of abortion in the state of Arkansas. They had time to print these cordial announcement cards beforehand. It’s like an afternoon tea! But ya know, less Earl Grey and biscuits, more “rob you of your bodily autonomy.”
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