Republicans Eye Repealing All Rape Exceptions, Targeting Self-Managed Abortions
Pink House Defender Derenda Hancock felt numb as she stood outside the entrance to the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, waving her arms to beckon abortion patients to ignore the anti-abortion protesters accosting their cars and pull on into the parking lot. The night before, on Monday, May 2, a draft of the ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization had leaked, indicating the U.S. Supreme Court’s intentions to overturn Roe v. Wade.
‘A Great Donation’: Late Jackson Attorney Leaves $60,000 to Zoo As Visitors Increase
Jackson Department of Parks and Recreation Director Ison B. Harris Jr. said the donation from late attorney Robert B. Childers will help the Jackson Zoo acquire new animal exhibits, among other endeavors.
Mentally Ill Defendants Languish in Mississippi Jails Due to Staff, Bed Shortages
Disability Rights Mississippi, a nonprofit that advocates for the rights of those with disabilities throughout the state, has investigated complaints regarding the amount of time those on bond, like Brad Sellers, have waited for a forensic bed to open at Mississippi State Hospital.