Hutchinson signs belief bill

Tinkering accepted by House

Posted: April 3, 2015 at 1 a.m.
Updated: April 2, 2015 at 10:45 p.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --4/2/15-- Governor Asa Hutchinson congratulates Rep. Bob Ballinger, R-Hindsville, left, and other legislators after signing a controversial religious freedom bill SB 975 Thursday on the final day of the Legislative session.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed a compromise religious-protection bill into law Thursday, capping a week of demonstrations, negotiations and national media attention with a few strokes of a pen.

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