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Mississippi governor says he will enforce law banning most abortions in state if Roe is overturned

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves (R) on Sunday said his state will enforce a law banning most abortions if Roe v. Wade is overturned, days after the Supreme Court held a hearing on the Magnolia State’s 15-week abortion ban that could chip away at the landmark 1973 ruling. A “snapback law” for abortion is currently in existenceContinue reading “Mississippi governor says he will enforce law banning most abortions in state if Roe is overturned”

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Covid is officially America’s deadliest pandemic as U.S. fatalities surpass 1918 flu estimates

Covid-19 is officially the most deadly outbreak in recent American history, surpassing the estimated U.S. fatalities from the 1918 influenza pandemic. Reported U.S. deaths due to Covid crossed 675,000, the estimated U.S. fatalities from the 1918 flu, and are still increasing. “This is the pandemic I will be studying and teaching to the next generation ofContinue reading “Covid is officially America’s deadliest pandemic as U.S. fatalities surpass 1918 flu estimates”

Stillbirths have doubled during covid in Mississippi. Officials are sounding the alarm.

Mississippi has recorded 72 fetal deaths in unvaccinated pregnant women infected with the coronavirus, state health officials announced Wednesday, sounding the alarm on the virus’s danger in pregnancy. Speaking during a news conference, Mississippi State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs said those deaths had occurred since the start of the pandemic. The number, which includes onlyContinue reading “Stillbirths have doubled during covid in Mississippi. Officials are sounding the alarm.”

Mississippi Asks for Military Hospital Ship With ICUs, Warns It’s Days From Collapse From COVID Cases

Mississippi has become the latest state to issue an urgent pandemic distress call to the federal government. Public-health official Jim Craig confirmed Wednesday that state leaders have asked the Biden administration to send a U.S. military hospital ship—such as the USNS Comfort—in a last-ditch attempt to prevent the state’s hospital system from falling into aContinue reading “Mississippi Asks for Military Hospital Ship With ICUs, Warns It’s Days From Collapse From COVID Cases”

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Mississippi Challenge to Roe v. Wade’s ‘Most Central Principle’ on Abortion

The U.S. Supreme Court announced this morning that it will hear a Mississippi case challenging Roe v. Wade in defense of the state’s 15-week abortion, “The Gestational Age Act.” Anti-abortion activists and leaders hope that the case will result in a reversal of Roe, the landmark 1973 precedent that ended blanket abortion bans in statesContinue reading “U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Mississippi Challenge to Roe v. Wade’s ‘Most Central Principle’ on Abortion”

Mississippi governor forces Confederate Heritage Month on voters who rejected racist flag

In 2020, Mississippi residents voted to replace the Confederate design on their state flag. Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves on April 7 issued a proclamation honoring the pro-slavery Confederacy, declaring April 2021 as “Confederate Heritage Month” in the state. The proclamation claims that the month is to “honor all who lost their lives in this war” andContinue reading “Mississippi governor forces Confederate Heritage Month on voters who rejected racist flag”

Mississippi governor still pushing election conspiracies despite FBI and DOJ dispelling myths

GOP Governor Reeves instead calls Biden ‘duly’ elected president More than two months after the insurrection at the Capitol in January, scores of Republican politicians are still pushing conspiracy theories about widespread voter fraud swinging the 2020 election to Joe Biden – theories that have been rejected time and again by the Justice Department, the FBI, and state andContinue reading “Mississippi governor still pushing election conspiracies despite FBI and DOJ dispelling myths”