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Mississippi Leaders Supported 2011 Initiative Targeting Abortion, Contraception, IVF

a close up photo of House Speaker Gunn

Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn said on May 9, 2022, that “the Mississippi House of Representatives would not move legislation banning contraceptives forward,” describing concerns over the possibility in the event of the overturn of Roe v. Wade as left-wing “scaremongering.” But in 2011, Gunn endorsed the Personhood Amendment, a ballot initiative 58% of voters rejected that would have banned all abortions in addition to endangering several forms of contraception, such as IUDs and Plan B.

My Trans Stepson Is Not Broken. He Is Wonderfully Made.

In response to anti-trans comments by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton, Shelli Poe declares that her trans stepson is not broken—he is affirmed in his gender identity, loved and wonderfully made.