The law would prevent women from having abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
Dear Donald Trump: On April 5th, 2016 Mississippi’s Governor Phil Bryant signed into law the “PROTECTING FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE
Gov. Phil Bryant blasted the "secular" pushback to his state's controversial law.
Mississippi's current political leaders travel to the beat of a different dumber. Whenever another state does something particularly outrageous that threatens to lead it to claiming the title of worst, Mississippi can be counted on to save it by doing something worse.
"Amazing things are happening, but we all seem to be fascinated with a 1980s rocker that canceled a concert."
On Monday evening a crowd of more than a thousand Mississippians gathered in front of the Governor's Mansion for a rally urging the state's Republican governor, Phil Bryant, to veto the so-called "Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination" bill.
His Democratic opponent was a truck driver who spent only $3,000 on his campaign.
It's not about "political correctness" (in the context of current Mississippi politics, supporting the inclusion of the Rebel standard on the state flag is the politically "correct" thing to do). It's about moral correctness; it's about historical correctness; it's about common decency.
'I Hate That Oil's Dropping': Why Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant Wants High Oil Prices for Fracking
Tuscaloosa Marine Shale's "little problem" reflects a big problem the oil and gas industry faces -- particularly smaller operators involved with hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") -- going forward.
If white Mississippians can identify with, embrace and cheer deliriously for teams that are 82 percent (Mississippi State) and 75 percent (Ole Miss) black, is it too much to hope that they might bring themselves to at least stop hating and show a modicum of respect to a president who is 50 percent black?
Mississippi has proved to us all that austerity, or the political ideology of "government living within its means," is a farce. Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant and the GOP-led legislature illustrated that perfectly in two ways.