Breaking News: Judge temporarily blocks Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban

March 20, 2018 in Health, News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS   JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a new Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks’ gestation — the most […]

Federal judge to hear arguments Monday over Mississippi LGBT law

June 17, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Monday over challenges to a Mississippi law that could restrict access to same-sex marriage. House Bill 1523 will become […]

Judge tells Carlos Moore to stop making ‘false or misleading statements’ in flag lawsuit

March 18, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A federal judge is ordering attorneys to file arguments over whether courts have standing to decide if Mississippi should remove the Confederate battle emblem that has […]

Federal judge mulls challenge to Mississippi gay marriage ban

November 13, 2014 in News, Religion

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A federal judge in Mississippi is considering whether to overturn the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves heard about five hours of […]