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Arkansas surpasses all other states in the percentage of its children who have had a parent locked up, according to a new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

The report found that 16 percent of children in the state — a total of 109,000 kids — have a parent who was ever incarcerated in prison or in jail.

Other states found to have high rates of parental incarceration included Kentucky, Louisiana and Tennessee.

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  • RBear
    November 21, 2017 at 12:31 p.m.

    Should I state the obvious correlation? Trump results - AR - 61%, TN - 61%, LA - 58%, KY - 63%.

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