FILE - In this March 5, 2013, file photo Arkansas Democratic Sen. Bobby J. Pierce, left, is greeted by GOP Sen. Jason Rapert after Pierce voted against Gov. Mike Beebe's veto of Rapert'

 

              FILE - In this March 5, 2013, file photo Arkansas Democratic Sen. Bobby J. Pierce, left, is greeted by GOP Sen. Jason Rapert after Pierce voted against Gov. Mike Beebe
FILE - In this March 5, 2013, file photo Arkansas Democratic Sen. Bobby J. Pierce, left, is greeted by GOP Sen. Jason Rapert after Pierce voted against Gov. Mike Beebe's veto of Rapert's legislation that would ban most abortions from the 12th week of pregnancy onward. The veto was overridden and the bill became law, and has been challenged, giving Arkansas, along with North Dakota and Texas, some of the strongest abortion restrictions passed this year. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)