Here's an open line plus today's video headline roundup. More coverage coming tonight on the Little Rock City Board votes on competing private club security and early closing ordinances and on the Fayetteville City Council's vote on a civil rights ordinance opposed by religious conservatives who want to be able to continue to discriminate against gay people.
A federal court has blocked the University of North Carolina from enforcing the anti-LGBT North Carolina law intended to block transgender people from using bathroom and other facilities for their gender identity.
There's a large crowd at the Willie Hinton Neighborhood Center tonight for a community forum titled "Protect Our Little Rock Schools." It's in advance of Wednesday's big meeting before the State Board of Education, which is contemplating a takeover of the Little Rock School District.
The panel discussion “THEN AND NOW: the Central High School Neighborhood," at the Arkansas Arts Center at 6 p.m. Tuesday, will feature Arkansas Historic Preservation historian Rachel Silva, architect Kwendeche, Central principal Nancy Rousseau and Central High Neighborhood Association president Vanessa McKuin, who is also the head of the Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas.
The University of Texas opened classes in Austin this week with a bit of student protest. The "Cocks Not Glocks" campaign encourages students to carry dildos and sex toys to mock the beginning of a new state law that allows concealed weapons on campus.
On residency requirements for LRPD officers and why many of his officers choose to live outside the city, community policing, mass incarceration, juvenile justice, assault rifles and gun control and more.
We take a visit to the weekly hot check court in Sherwood District Court, the subject of a recent civil rights lawsuit filed by ACLU Arkansas and others, who say the system there results in a modern-day debtor's prison