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Satanic Temple Threatens to Sue Mississippi if Flag Says ‘In God We Trust’

The Satanic Temple plans to sue the state of Mississippi if its new flag includes a reference to God but not to Satan. In a letter to Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch, Marc J. Randazza, attorney for the Satanic Temple, wrote the plan for the new state flag to replace the image of the Confederate…

Mississippi Lawmakers Vote To Drop Confederate Emblem From State Flag

Mississippi lawmakers voted Sunday to change the state flag, removing an image with ties to the Confederacy. According to a report from the Associated Press, the measure passed both the House and the Senate in rapid succession, and garnered broad bipartisan support. (RELATED: Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves Says He’ll Sign A Bill To Change The…

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves Says He’ll Sign A Bill To Change The State Flag

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves says he will sign a bill changing the state flag if one reaches his desk. After a massive push from coaches Mike Leach and Lane Kiffin, administrators, and players, the state of Mississippi seems closer than ever to removing the Confederate flag from the state flag. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The…

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey Says ‘It Is Past Time’ For The Mississippi State Flag...

SEC commissioner Greg Sankey thinks Mississippi should change its state flag. Sankey released a statement Thursday that “it is past time” for Mississippi to change the flag, and the SEC will consider pulling out conference championship events if the flag doesn’t change. The Mississippi state flag features the Confederate flag. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In…

Abortion Providers Sue as More States Halt Procedure to Preserve Medical Equipment

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit Monday that challenged the Iowa governor’s order to stop abortion providers from performing the procedure in the state in order to preserve personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers who are treating coronavirus victims. The ACLU of Iowa filed its lawsuit in Johnson County District Court…

Joe Biden Wins Mississippi Democratic Primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden easily won the Mississippi Democratic primary on Tuesday. The Associated Press called the race for Biden as polls closed at 7:00 p.m. central. With 14 percent of precincts reporting as of 8:16 p.m central, Biden was ahead of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) by a whopping 68 percent, 82 percent to…

Celebrity Inmate Out On Bail After Supreme Court Tossed Sixth Straight Murder Conviction

December 17, 2019 5:38 PM ET A Mississippi inmate whose extraordinary murder case reached the Supreme Court was released on bail Monday, leaving custody for the first time in over 20 years. Curtis Flowers, the inmate, stood trial in Mississippi state court six times for the same quadruple homicide by the same prosecutor, Doug Evans.…

After ICE Raids, US Citizens Flock To Jobs

August 13, 2019 4:59 PM ET Less than one week after ICE raided 7 food processing facilities in Mississippi apprehending nearly 700 illegal workers, American citizens are rushing to freshly-available jobs. Koch Foods is headquartered in Chicago but maintains a chicken processing facility in Mississippi that employed 243 of the 680 undocumented Latino workers arrested…

Koch Foods Holds Job Fair In Aftermath Of Mass Mississippi ICE Raids

Koch Foods, one of the largest poultry producers in the US, is hosting a job fair on Monday to replace the workers who were apprehended by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency this week. ICE raided seven food processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday, arresting a total of 680 illegal workers, marking the largest workplace…

UPDATE: Of the 680 Illegal Workers Arrested in Mississippi ICE Raid, 270 Were Released

The Clarion Ledger reported on Thursday that 270 of the 680 people arrested during the largest single-state immigration raid in US history were released the same day. U.S. attorney for ICE and the Southern District of Mississippi, Mike Hurst, explained in a press release on Thursday that approximately 30 people detained Wednesday during the ICE…

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