Arkansas remains 1 of 5 states without hate crime laws

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The man accused of driving his car into a crowd of counter-protesters during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville could face charges on top of second-degree murder.

James Alex Fields, Jr., 20, allegedly killed 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injured 19 others during Saturday’s
protests.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the case could turn federal as domestic terrorism, even a hate crime.

Virginia has hate crime laws, however Arkansas is one of five that does not.

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