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  • Report : Lottery Scholarship Funding Down From Last Year

    13 avril 2017, par Jerry Cox
    This week the Arkansas Lottery released its financial report for the month of March. The report shows the Arkansas Lottery took in roughly $43.4 million, but paid out $6.2 million to scholarships–about 14 cents of every dollar. Overall, despite being Related posts: Report Shows Scholarship (...)
  • Target CEO Admits Bathroom Policy Announcement Was a Mistake

    6 avril 2017, par Jerry Cox
    According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, Target’s CEO does not seem to regret the company’s decision to invite men into the women’s changing areas and restrooms at its stores–but he does regret the fact the policy was so widely publicized. Related posts: Target Stock Continues to Tumble (...)
  • Family Council Signs Letter Urging Congress to De-Fund Planned Parenthood

    31 mars 2017, par Jerry Cox
    Family Council has always opposed abortion and has always believed that public funds should never be used to pay for abortion or subsidize abortion providers. This week we joined other pro-life organizations in signing a letter urging Congress to redirect public funding Related posts: Family (...)
  • Two-Year-Old Taken to E.R. After Marijuana Exposure

    30 mars 2017, par Jerry Cox
    According to news sources, a Nebraska two-year-old suffering from lethargy was taken to the hospital E.R., where she tested positive for THC–main ingredient in marijuana. The child’s daycare provider reportedly admitted to serving the child cookies that were baked in a pan previously used Related (...)
  • Senate Passes Bill Generally Banning Marijuana-Smoking

    23 mars 2017, par Jerry Cox
    Today the Arkansas Senate voted to pass H.B. 1400. This good bill generally prohibits marijuana-smoking in Arkansas. It prevents people from smoking marijuana anywhere that tobacco smoking is prohibited by law–such as in restaurants–as well as around young children and pregnant Related posts: (...)
  • Family Council Signs Letter in Support of Judge Gorsuch

    22 mars 2017, par Jerry Cox
    This week, Family Council co-signed a letter to the U.S. Senate in support of Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court. The letter reads in part, Judge Gorsuch is widely recognized as a jurist possessed of deep Related posts: Family Council Signs Letter Urging (...)
  • Atheists Threaten to Sue Harrison School Board Over Opening Prayer

    21 mars 2017, par Jerry Cox
    The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation has threatened to sue the Harrison School Board over the board’s practice of opening its meetings with prayer. According to The Harrison Daily, the board received a letter from the group after a school patron Related posts: Atheists Groups (...)
  • Marijuana Use Increases Risk of Coronary Problems in Young Adults

    20 mars 2017, par Jerry Cox
    A new study published by researchers from Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in New York indicates marijuana use significantly increases the risk of acute coronary syndrome in young adults. Acute coronary syndrome refers to a condition in which blood is unable to reach Related posts: Scientists (...)
  • AR House Fails to Ban Marijuana Edibles

    20 mars 2017, par Jerry Cox
    This afternoon the Arkansas House of Representatives failed to pass H.B. 1392 by Rep. Robin Lundstrum (R-Elm Springs). This good bill prohibits companies from making or selling dangerous marijuana edibles in Arkansas. Medical marijuana users, caregivers, and hospitals would still Related posts: (...)
  • AR House Votes to Ban Marijuana Smoking

    20 mars 2017, par Jerry Cox
    Last week the Arkansas House voted to prohibit or regulate marijuana smoking throughout much of Arkansas. The bill is H.B. 1400 by Rep. Robin Lundstrum (R-Elm Springs). It now goes to the Arkansas Senate. Below is a breakdown of the Related posts: AR House Fails to Ban Marijuana Edibles (...)

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