Mississippi Mayor: ANTIFA Not Coming, COVID-19 Not a HoaxIn the Mississippi city where Elvis Presley was born, the mayor announced last week that masks would be required in public buildings and businesses starting Monday because of the COVID-19 pandemic—and he used the opportunity to debunk an array of ...
Supreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Abortion Clinic LawThe Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics, reasserting a commitment to abortion rights over fierce opposition from dissenting conservative justices in the first big abortion case of the Trump era.
Reeves Says He'll Sign a Bill to Change Mississippi's FlagJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers could vote soon to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, a symbol that has come under intensifying criticism in recent weeks amid nationwide protests against racial injustice.
Lobbying Grows Against Mississippi's Rebel-Themed FlagUniversity coaches and Christian ministers filled the Mississippi Capitol on Thursday, urging legislators to seize the moment and remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag while Americans are reckoning with difficult discussions about race and history.
Senate Approves 200th Federal Judge Nominated by TrumpThe Senate has approved the nomination of a Mississippi judge to a federal appeals court, the 200th federal judge named by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the Republican-controlled chamber. It's the highest number of judicial nominees confirmed at this ...
Mississippi Governor Rejects 'Separate but Equal' 2-Flag PlanMississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday that he’s against having two state flags--the current banner with the Confederate battle emblem that critics see as racist, and a yet-to-be-determined design that would erase Confederate images.
GOP Runoff Winner to Face Dem Chairman of Homeland SecurityTwo Republicans with low-budget campaigns are in a congressional primary runoff Tuesday in Mississippi. The winner advances to the November ballot to face Democratic U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee.
Analysis: Doctor Calls Parchman Conditions 'Deplorable'Living conditions in the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman are “are sub-human and deplorable in a civilized society,” according to a physician who has evaluated the prison on behalf of inmates who are suing the state.