Mississippi

Judge: Mississippi Law Creates Inequality for Same-Sex Marriage


Mississippi clerks cannot cite their own religious beliefs to recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, under a… READ MORE

Celebrities call for removal of Confederate emblem from Mississippi flag

A Confederate battle is brewing in Mississippi. A cadre of athletes, authors, actors, musicians, business leaders and judges signed a… READ MORE

MISSISSIPPIANS CHARGED WITH TRYING TO JOIN ISLAMIC STATE

JACKSON, Miss. — A federal court hearing was scheduled to continue Tuesday for two Mississippi residents arrested on charges that… READ MORE

Mississippi school district fined $7500 for opening assembly with prayer

Allowing a school assembly honoring high-achievers to open with a prayer made one Mississippi school district $7,500 poorer – and… READ MORE

Mississippi in limbo over high-court’s same-sex marriage ruling

Amber Hamilton and Annice Smith were the first same-sex couple to wed in Mississippi, and nearly the last, at least for a while. About an hour after the pair filled out the requisite paperwork, handed… READ MORE

Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran marries longtime aide

JACKSON, Miss. – U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran — the Mississippi Republican whose 2014 primary campaign drew national attention over an aspiring blogger’s photos of his bedridden wife — has married his longtime aide, his office… READ MORE
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Two Mississippi Cop Killer Suspects Are Felons, Barred From Gun Possession

At approximately 1 a.m. Sunday morning, police arrested 29-year-old Marvin Banks for his alleged role in the shooting deaths of… READ MORE

Mississippi GOP lawmaker dies after fight with cancer

Rep. Alan Nunnelee (R-Miss.) has died at the age of 56 after a battle with cancer. “Congressman Alan Nunnelee has gone home to be with Jesus,” his family said in a statement Friday released by… READ MORE
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Religious, racial attacks heat up home stretches of campaigns

A Republican candidate for state Senate in Washington is being attacked anonymously for his Catholic views through a cartoonish flier… READ MORE

Mississippi high court to hear challenge of U.S. Senate race outcome

By Emily Le Coz JACKSON Miss. (Reuters) – The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear Tea Party-backed Senate candidate Chris McDaniel’s legal…… READ MORE

Miss. candidate tries to revive primary loss suit

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A tea party-supported candidate is taking the first step to try to revive his lawsuit that challenges his Republican primary…… READ MORE

Chris McDaniel Attorney: Mississippi Election Challenge Coming

Attorneys for state Sen. Chris McDaniel said Wednesday they have sufficient evidence to challenge the results of Mississippi’s Republican Senate runoff — which McDaniel lost to Sen. Thad Cochran last month — and expect to… READ MORE
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Senate Republicans paid for Mississippi attack ads painting tea partiers as racist: report


Mississippi attack ads that painted conservative Republicans and tea partiers as racists were funded by Senate Republicans, RedState editor-in-chief Erick… READ MORE
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