Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Tag: Mississippi

Supreme Court has set a date to hear Mississippi’s abortion case

“The fate of Roe v. Wade and legal abortion is on the line.”

Former Mississippi cop pleads guilty after tasing handcuffed man on video

“Law enforcement officers take an oath to serve and protect their communities. When an officer breaks this oath and abuses the authority given to them, they must be held accountable.”

Jackson mayor demands help After month-long water crisis amid pandemic, racism,...

The crisis in Jackson, which is 82 percent Black, highlights how climate catastrophe threatens much of the nation’s aging infrastructure.

Gas pipeline rupture injures 46, forces 300 to evacuate in Mississippi

An initial investigation suggests the rupture was a result of recent heavy rainfall in Mississippi.

A win for women: Federal judge strikes down Mississippi abortion ban

"Banning abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, the law prevents a woman's free choice, which is central to personal dignity and autonomy."

American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

Mississippi passes bill to legalize death by firing squad as lethal...

Of the 33 states with the death penalty, only Oklahoma and Utah allow for execution by firing squad.

Emmett Till Memorial in Mississippi is Now Pierced by Bullet Holes

The memorial of 14-year-old Emmett Till’s body has been defaced with bullet holes.

Bernie Sanders Vows to Overturn Mississippi and North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Laws

Bernie Sanders vows to overturn Mississippi and North Carolina’s recent anti-LGBT laws if he is elected president.

Michigan and Mississippi: Should Red-state Delegates Vote on the Nomination of...

Sanders' campaign manager has called Clinton a “regional candidate.” Michigan confirms that to be a fair description of a candidate who has yet to win any blue state, with the one exception where there is an allegation pending that “the election was likely stolen.”

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The current US Supreme Court is not constitutionally legitimate

Dobbs is a watershed attack that will come to be known as an infamous consolidation of an unrelenting extremist assault on this country's gains for equality and justice.

Ugly side of Trump’s 2020 lies and bullying come before committee 

Trump-directed mobs threaten officials who wouldn’t cheat for him.

US Court of Appeals overturns EPA’s decision that glyphosate is safe for humans and...

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto-Bayer’s pesticide, is the most widely used pesticide in the world.

Ten ways billionaires avoid taxes on an epic scale

After a year of reporting on the tax machinations of the ultrawealthy, ProPublica spotlights the top tax-avoidance techniques that provide massive benefits to billionaires.

China will decide the outcome of Russia v. the West

Is Putin the face of the future or the final gasp of the past?