The Mississippi Board of Education voted today to recognize a right for individuals with permits to carry guns in the state’s elementary and secondary public schools, repealing a 1990 policy that prohibited anyone other than “duly authorized law enforcement officials” from doing so.
In addition to unlimited ice cream while supplies lasted, the Jackson Zoo’s summer fundraiser featured a number of activities for children and families such as water slides, bounce houses, face-painting, animal encounters and more.
Now that Mississippi’s only abortion clinic has shut its doors permanently, an advocacy group is erecting billboards on highways around the capital city region to inform residents of the availability of telemedicine-prescribed abortion pills from doctors outside Mississippi.
The House Select Committee is set to investigate the January 6 Riot on July 21, 2022, during its latest public hearing. At the heart of the issue is Trump’s possible engagement with rioters and fringe nationalist militia groups such as the Proud Boys, Three Percenters and Oath Keepers. Amy Cooter, a senior lecturer in sociology at Vanderbilt University and militia expert, explains what drives these groups and their complicated relationship with Trump and the government.