We support HB1328 because it extends opportunities for citizens by reducing those collateral consequences that could impact their overall well-being.
The ACLU of Mississippi supports HB 1410 because policing for profit is intolerable, even more so when the law enforcement agencies aren’t transparent about what they’re taking from people and how they’re s
SB2512 - Would require new private prisons to show that their facility can result in a recidivism rate that is 10% less than the recidivism rate for DOC facilities.
We support SB2512 because it is an outcome-focused approach to private prison bidding that would ensure a return on the state's corrections spending investment.
SB2791 - Would clarify the list of offenses that make offenders convicted between 1995-2014 ineligible for parole.
We support SB2791 because it has the potential to expend HB 585 parole reforms to people sent to prison prior to HB 585 becoming law in July 2014.
HB737 - Provides that clergy and other officials would not be required to perform a marriage ceremony if it goes against their religious belief.
We strongly oppose HB737 because it opens the door for discrimination and limits the rights of groups that could be targeted by a religious objection.