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Mississippi School Forces Students To Listen To Christian Lecture, Teachers Block Exits

When you have to hold school children captive to promote your religious views, maybe you should rethink your religion.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
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Mississippi Man Arrested By Federal Agents For Ricin Scare (VIDEO)

Paul Kevin Curtis of Tupelo, MS was arrested in his home, and may go to trial by Wednesday.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Mississippi Republicans Foiled By Federal Judge In Attempt To Close State’s Last Abortion Provider

Mississippi Republicans Foiled By Federal Judge In Attempt To Close State’s Last Abortion Provider

A federal judge in Mississippi has issued a temporary order to prevent the state’s sole remaining abortion provider from being closed.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Mississippi Governor Signs Bill Forcing Public Schools To Give Students Open Forum To Push Religious Views On Others

Mississippi Governor Signs Bill Forcing Public Schools To Give Students Open Forum To Push Religious Views On Others

The law dictates that school administrators interrupt the business of educating our kids to allow students to openly preach religious beliefs regardless of what other students may or may not believe.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Personhood USA Pushes Another Personhood Ballot Measure In Mississippi

Personhood USA Pushes Another Personhood Ballot Measure In Mississippi

The people of Mississippi just can’t seem to convince Personhood USA to take no for an answer.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Gay, Black, Rising Mississippi Political Star – Found Murdered (VIDEO)

Gay, Black, Rising Mississippi Political Star – Found Murdered (VIDEO)

His friends called him ‘one of the good guys.’ Marco McMillian, at 34-years-old, was not the stereotypical Mississippi politician.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
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THIS JUST IN – Mississippi Has FINALLY Abolished Slavery

Mississippi came up with an asterisk next to its name, with the notation that because ‘the state never officially notified the US Archivist, the ratification is not official.’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Confederate Flag ‘Mistakenly’ Raised Over Mississippi Supreme Court

Confederate Flag ‘Mistakenly’ Raised Over Mississippi Supreme Court

At any rate, the correct flag is back up now but for two glorious hours, the South rose again!

by Tiffany Willis· · News
Chicago’s Ominous Lack Of Snow Breaks 73-Year-Old Record, Threatens Shipping On Mississippi river

Chicago’s Ominous Lack Of Snow Breaks 73-Year-Old Record, Threatens Shipping On Mississippi river

Wednesday is Chicago’s 320th day without an inch of snow, surpassing the previous record set in the winter of 1939-1940.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
Maddow Attacks Mississippi Conservatives On Abortion (VIDEO)

Maddow Attacks Mississippi Conservatives On Abortion (VIDEO)

If they expect to keep abortion rates down, this isn’t the way to do it. All this is going to do is hurt women.

by Justin Acuff (Isaacs)· · News
Mississippi Schools Sending Children To Prison As Punishment For Misbehavior

Mississippi Schools Sending Children To Prison As Punishment For Misbehavior

Any teacher, principal, judge, or police officer who is involved with this illegal scheme should be introduced to the real world themselves, in the form of prisons for adults.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Mississippi Libertarian Suggests Using Gun Violence Against Mayors Who Oppose Anti-Gay Chick-fil-A

Mississippi Libertarian Suggests Using Gun Violence Against Mayors Who Oppose Anti-Gay Chick-fil-A

Candidate Ron Williams calls for violence against elected officials in tasteless joke.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
BREAKING – Roe V. Wade Upheld In Mississippi (For Now)

BREAKING – Roe V. Wade Upheld In Mississippi (For Now)

No word from Mississippi, which suffers from 9% unemployment, higher rates of poverty and higher rates of teen pregnancies, on how this will create jobs.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Mississippi Conservative Calls For Putting Gay People To Death On Facebook Page

Mississippi Conservative Calls For Putting Gay People To Death On Facebook Page

In Mississippi, Conservative state Rep. Andy Gipson posted a message on his Facebook page which calls for putting gays and lesbians to death.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Mississippi Rep. Says He Has No Problem With Women Dying From Coat Hanger Abortions (VIDEO)

Mississippi Rep. Says He Has No Problem With Women Dying From Coat Hanger Abortions (VIDEO)

Mississippi state Rep. Bubba Carpenter voted for the restrictive abortion law signed by the governor earlier this year and he says it doesn’t matter if women die by attempting coat hanger abortions.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Mississippi Republicans Pass Anti-Abortion Bill Through Legislature, Could Force Closure Of Only Clinic In State

Mississippi Republicans Pass Anti-Abortion Bill Through Legislature, Could Force Closure Of Only Clinic In State

If the Republican Governor of Mississippi signs a new anti-abortion bill that has swept through the Republican controlled Senate and House, the state’s only abortion clinic could be forced to close its doors.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Mississippi GOP Passes Anti-Abortion Bill With Heartbeat, Transvaginal Ultrasounds, Personhood, And Anti-Contraception Measures

Mississippi GOP Passes Anti-Abortion Bill With Heartbeat, Transvaginal Ultrasounds, Personhood, And Anti-Contraception Measures

The anti-abortion forces in Mississippi won passage of a bill in the state House on Wednesday that would effectively ban abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, which is after approximately six weeks of pregnancy, and defines life as beginning at conception.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Survey Results Reinforce Stereotypes About Folks In Alabama & Mississippi

Survey Results Reinforce Stereotypes About Folks In Alabama & Mississippi

Public Policy Polling (PPP) have released the results of a survey of registered voters in Mississippi and Alabama. Sorry to say, the results of the survey reinforce every stereotype about the sophistication, intelligence and prejudices of many conservative southerners in general.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Mississippi Republicans Seek To Ban Liberal History In Social Studies Courses

Mississippi Republicans Seek To Ban Liberal History In Social Studies Courses

According to the Mississippi Clarion Ledger, House Bill 1384 prohibits educators from teaching what Republicans call ‘any partisan agenda or philosophy,’ but to hear some of them talk about the bill, what it really sounds like is that conservatives want to force instructors to teach history the way they see it.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Republican Governor Haley Barbour Pardons Four Murderers In Mississippi

Republican Governor Haley Barbour Pardons Four Murderers In Mississippi

In the days leading up to his departure from the Governor’s Mansion, Barbour pardoned four convicted killers and one multiple offending burglar.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News