Tag Archives: Arkansas

Despite Public Outrage, Arkansas State Representative Faces No Consequences for “Rehoming” Two Adopted Daughters to a Household Where One of the Young Girls Was Raped

By Elaine Magliaro Back in March, I wrote two posts about Arkansas State Representative Justin Harris who gave up his six-year old adopted daughter to a man who subsequently raped her. (You can read those posts here and here.) An … Continue reading

Posted in Arkansas, Christianity, Crime, Education, Government, Hypocrisy, Politics, Religion, States, United States | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Religious Freedom Laws: Digging a Little Deeper

By Elaine Magliaro Religious Freedom Restoration Act: Indiana Discriminatory state Religious Freedom Restoration Acts appear to be all the rage in some parts of this country. Unlike the RFRA legislation passed previously in other states, the recent passage of Indiana’s RFRA … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Civil Liberties, Conservatives, Constitutional Law, Democracy, Equal Rights, Fundamentalism, Government, Homosexual Rights, Jurisprudence, Justice, Labor Movement, Political Science, Politics, Religion, Reproductive Rights, Roman Catholic Church, Society, United States | Tagged , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Arkansas Horror Story, Part 2: Republican State Representative Who Gave Up Adopted Daughters to a Rapist Believed They Were “Possessed by Demons”

By Elaine Magliaro On Friday, I posted a story about an Arkansas lawmaker who gave up his adopted six-year-old daughter to a man who raped the young girl. At a press conference late last week, State Representative Justin Harris told … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Countries, Crime, Media, Pedophillia, United States | Tagged , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Arkansas Horror Story: Republican State Representative Gave Up His Adopted 6-Year-Old Daughter to Man Who Then Raped Her

By Elaine Magliaro David Ferguson of Raw Story reported on a truly troubling tale out of Arkansas yesterday. Justin Harris, a Republican state representative, is said to be “facing serious scrutiny after he apparently ‘rehomed’ his adopted daughters to a household … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Courts, Crime, Criminal Law, Law Enforcement, Pedophillia, United States | Tagged , , , | 20 Comments

LYNCHING IN AMERICA: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror—A Report from the Equal Justice Initiative

By Elaine Magliaro Earlier today, the Equal justice Initiative (EJI) released a report of a multi-year investigation titled Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror. EJI discovered that lynchings in this country were more extensive than had been … Continue reading

Posted in Alabama, American History, Crime, Equal Rights, Government, Government Propaganda, History, Local Government, Louisiana, Media, Mississippi, Propaganda, Racism, United States | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments