JACKSON, MS (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union and a gay couple are suing the state of Mississippi over a law to allow workers to cite their own religious objections to same-sex marriage as a reason to deny people services.

 

House Bill 1523 , passed by the Repub...

February 27, 2016

 

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is proclaiming April as Confederate Heritage Month, but without mentioning slavery.

 

His proclamation was posted to the Mississippi Sons of Confederate Veterans website (http://bit.ly/1VHPTv9) but not to the governor's...

February 24, 2016

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi legislators this year won't attempt to redesign the last state flag that features the Confederate battle emblem because leaders say they can't find a majority to remove the symbol from the 122-year-old banner.

 

Tuesday was the deadline...

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