Rep. Tyler Named an “Arkie of the Year” for Defeating Pro-Life Bills

Rep. Linda Tyler (D-Conway) has been named by The Arkansas Times—an extremely liberal newspaper—as one of their “Arkies of the Year”. Why? Because, according to the Times, “As chair of the Public Health Committee, the Conway Democrat quietly shepherded the defeat of 10 radical anti-abortion bills during the general session.” Of course, the bills in question weren’t “radical”there’s nothing radical about saving unborn babies and protecting women.

Another “Arkie of the Year,” according to the Times, was the Arkansas Supreme Court for striking down the Adoption and Foster Care Act, more commonly known as Act One. This good law that 56% of the voters approved at the ballot box in 2008 protected adoptive and foster children in the state’s care from being placed in high-risk homes. More specifically, in homes where two people are living together in a sexual nature outside of marriage. This environment has been proven to be one of the most unstable places for children.

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Op-Ed Piece on Act One

Over the weekend, Blake Edwards wrote an op-ed piece to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette concerning the Arkansas Supreme Court’s recent decision to strike down Act One, the Arkansas Adoption and Foster Care Act. I don’t believe I’ve heard anyone, myself included, better articulate the long leaps the court had to make in arriving at its decision.

The op-ed piece is entitled “Judicial Overreach on Initiated Act 1”. You can read it here: