Read the fine print in Amendment 3
Though sharply divided, the Arkansas Supreme
Court ruled last Thursday that proposed Amendment 3, the "Amendment
Concerning Marriage," was entitled to a place on the ballot Nov.
2 notwithstanding numerous questions about precisely how it would
affect unmarried people in Arkansas.
on the Editorial page
try to live down pasts
headlines in the Leader tell the story of political hopefuls whose
past catches up with them, making their election problematical:
"Arrests complicate sheriff's contest"
"Candidate runs despite new charge"
candidate disputes charges"
The first headline refers to former Lonoke County Sheriff Charlie
Martin, who has had a few scrapes with the law himself.