Arkansas Governor’s Right-Wing Challenger Wants To Put Prisons Ahead of “Non-Essential” Services—Like Welfare – Mother Jones

MOTHER JONES | on Wed, Jan 3, 3:54 PM

Jan MorganJanMorganforGovernor.com Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson’s Republican challenger, who has been drumming up support from far-right types for the May primary, thinks the state should dedicate money for cops, courts, and prisons at the expense of the social safety net. This, according to her campaign website[1], is how to keep people safe.    “Crime has continued to rise in parts of the state. We must ensure we have the...

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