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, Washington, Crawford, Cleburne, Pope, Jackson, Saline, Faulkner, Perry, Sebastian, Lee, White, Prairie, Searcy, Carrol, Newton, Boone, and Hot Spring counties have adopted Pro-Life resolutions — and so have the cities and towns of Marianna, Russellville, Springdale, LaGrange, Moro, Aubrey, 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.