Williams last week said while the refusal to reconsider is likely the end of the saga, the ordinance was still successful in its three-and-a-half-year lifespan.
The Arkansas Supreme Court has ruled that Fayetteville cannot enforce its civil rights ordinance, but the city attorney and mayor say they’ll continue the fight.
The Arkansas Supreme Court today reversed a circuit court decision to uphold Fayetteville’s civil rights ordinance.
Washington County Circuit Judge Doug Martin ruled Tuesday that the recently adopted Uniform Civil Rights Protection ordinance does not violate state law.
Opponents of Fayetteville’s Uniform Civil Rights Protection ordinance have lost another battle in an ongoing lawsuit challenging the new measure.
The city’s new Civil Rights Commission has its first complete roster.
Seven nominees were chosen to serve on the city’s new Civil Rights Commission after a series of interviews held Wednesday evening in Fayetteville.
Applications are now being accepted for seven open positions on the city’s newly created Civil Rights Commission.
Fayetteville voters approved the city’s Uniform Civil Rights Protection ordinance in a special election Tuesday.
Early voting totals show a lead for those seeking to pass Fayetteville’s Uniform Civil Rights Protection Ordinance.
Unlike previous elections, voters may cast ballots at any of the approved polling sites, regardless of their voting precinct.
An effort to stop a public vote on Fayetteville’s proposed Uniform Civil Rights Protection ordinance has failed.
Early voting for the Sept. 8 civil rights special election is underway at the County Clerk’s office inside the Washington County Courthouse at 280 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville.
The suit was filed by Travis Story, the lawyer who helped fight a similar civil rights measure that was narrowly repealed in December.
The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce says opponents of the city’s civil rights ordinance are attempting to mislead voters in the run up to the Sept. 8 special election.