February 17, 2021

Arkansas’s Anti-Boycott Law Violates the First Amendment

On February 12, 2021 the 8th Circuit of Appeals ruled that Arkansas’s anti-boycott law targeting supporters of Palestinian human rights violated the First Amendment. The challenge was brought by the Arkansas Times.  The newspaper that takes no position on Boycotts,
December 18, 2018

Two New Lawsuits Challenge Unconstitutional Anti-Boycott Laws

Arkansas and Texas aren’t unique in having laws on the books aimed at penalizing supporters of Boycotts, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) for Palestinian rights. They are among 26 states to have enacted such laws. Arkansas and Texas have also joined another growing subset of states--those who face First Amendment challenges to their anti-BDS laws.
September 6, 2017

Ag Gag Across America

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March 30, 2017

Defending Rights & Dissent Condemns Anti-Whistleblower Law Passed in Arkansas

It is bad enough that there are corporations that wish to protect their profit margins by muzzling their critics, it is even worse though, that there are elected officials who are willing to violate their constituents constitutional rights in order to appease them.