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Thursday, April 16, 2015

In this Arkansas Times: Crime, punishment of women and civil rights progress

Posted By on Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 10:38 AM

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I'm reminded by an e-mail I just received about this week's print edition. Top of the list:

*  A KILLING IN POCAHONTAS: Will Stephenson brings together all the parts of a murder whose elements included a drug ring and a snake in a box (featured in the cover illustration above).

* THE LEGISLATURE'S ASSAULT ON WOMEN'S MEDICAL RIGHTS: Leslie Newell Peacock outlines the junk science, myth and simple danger to women in the freedom-limiting bills passed by the legislature to throw up still more barriers to abortion.

* THE RIGHT OF WOMEN AND GAY PEOPLE: Recent events — and Hillary Clinton's presidential announcement — prompt me to write a column this week about progress for gay people and women in Arkansas. It's been both substantial and not nearly enough.

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