Judge blocks closure of Mississippi abortion clinic

The anti-abortion rights reactionary foes were dealt a setback in Mississippi as a judge blocked a law from taking effect that would close the state’s only abortion clinic. U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan in Jackson issued a temporary restraining order the day the new law took effect. He set a July 11 hearing to […]

Miss. Republican uses Bible to bash marriage equality, refuses to apologize

People who hide behind their religion to promote and tolerate the subjugation of marginalized folks disgust me. Plain and simple. Andy Gipson, a Mississippi Republican state representative, is among those who fall into this wanna be holier-than-thou category. In his response to President Barack Obama’s support for marriage equality, Gipson referred to the infamous Leviticus […]

Mississippi voters did the right–and wrong–thing

The notion that zygotes are human beings was resoundingly rejected by Mississippi voters last night. And this pro-choice activist couldn’t be happier. Amendment 26 was rejected by 58 percent of voters in Mississippi, a state that’s overwhelmingly conservative. The vote to reject the amendment is a victory for those who value a woman’s right to seek an […]

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