Arkansas City Passes Resolution Becoming a Pro-Life City Opposing Abortion

State   |   Jerry Cox   |   Mar 17, 2022   |   12:55PM   |   Little Rock, Arkansas

On March 7 the Leslie City Council passed a resolution affirming that Leslie is a Pro-Life City. Leslie — which is in Searcy County, in the northern region of the state — joins a growing list of communities that have declared they are Pro-Life.

Last year the Arkansas Legislature passed Act 392 of 2021 by Rep. Kendon Underwood (R – Cave Springs) and Sen. Gary Stubblefield (R – Branch).

This good law affirms that cities and counties can designate themselves as Pro-Life.

Act 392 also says that Pro-Life Communities can install signs or banners announcing that they are Pro-Life.

To date, 18 counties and 10 cities and towns have passed resolutions recognizing unborn children and affirming that they are Pro-Life.

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Benton, WashingtonCrawfordCleburnePopeJacksonSalineFaulknerPerrySebastianLeeWhitePrairieSearcyCarrolNewtonBoone, and Hot Spring counties have adopted Pro-Life resolutions — and so have the cities and towns of MariannaRussellvilleSpringdaleLaGrangeMoroAubrey, Haynes, Marshall, and Western Grove.

We look forward to many more communities in Arkansas passing pro-life resolutions in the weeks to come. If you would like to learn how you can pass a pro-life resolution in your community, give us a call at (501) 375-7000 or click here.

LifeNews Note: Jerry Cox is the president of the Arkansas Family Council.