William Tracy Arnold
|William Tracy Arnold|
Mississippi State Representative for District 3 (Alcorn and Prentiss counties)
|Assumed office |
|Born|| February 14, 1969|
|Spouse(s)||Neecy Shook Arnold|
|Residence||Boonville, Prentiss County|
|Alma mater|| New Site High School|
Logos Bible College
|Occupation||Senior pastor of the non-denominational Christian Church of the Vineyard|
William Tracy Arnold (born February 14, 1969) is a non-denominational Christian pastor in Boonville, Mississippi, who is a Republican state representative for District 3 in Alcorn and Prentiss counties in the northeastern portion of his state. Since 2000, he has pastored the Vineyard Church. From 2003 to 2011, he was the administrator of the Vine Christian Academy.
Arnold was elected to the state House in 2011 and serves on these House committees: (1) State Library (chairman), (2) Accountability, Efficiency, and Transparency (3) Appropriations, (4) Banking and Financial . He voted to restrict abortion providers regarding licensing and the detection of fetal heartbeat. He supported the law to ban abortions after twenty weeks of gestation and to permit "wrongful death" lawsuits regarding the loss of the unborn child. In 2017, he voted to authorize additional methods of execution in Mississippi and to classify the killing of first responders as first-degree murder.