Why Mississippi Needs Even More Prisoners To Sustain Its Economy

Mississippi’s economy depends on a robust prison population, but prison reform and private prisons are emptying the coffers.

Mississippi Passes Most Anti-LGBT “Religious Freedom” Bill To Date

[DIGEST: New Civil Rights Movement, Clarion Ledger, Buzzfeed] Wednesday evening, the Mississippi Senate approved a sweeping anti-LGBT religious freedom measure. Republican lawmakers hold a majority in both chambers; they believe the bill addresses issues created for people of faith by the Supreme Court’s 2015 marriage equality ruling. House Bill 1523, or the “Protecting Freedom of … Continued

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