In March 2013, the Arkansas legislature overrode Gov. Mike Beebe's veto of the law. At the time, it was the most severe abortion ban in the country. The Arkansas ban is currently set to take effect in July 2013.
For more information on the ongoing attacks on reproductive health care see: Enough is Enough: The Latest Round Of Attacks In Politicians' War On Women
STATUS: In May 2013, a federal judge temporarily blocked the ban from taking effect.