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ACLU-MS Statement on PPS v. MDFA Ruling

Last week, the Supreme Court of Mississippi issued a disappointing ruling in favor of the Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration, in PPS V.

May 8, 2024

ACLU-MS Statement on Senate Judicial Redistricting Plan

JACKSON, Miss.—30 years ago, Mississippi Legislators worked together to enact a judicial redistricting plan that increased the opportunities for Black voters to elect trial court judges and district attorneys of their choice.Last week, leaders in the State Senate released a comprehensive judicial re

April 9, 2024

ACLU of Mississippi Statement on Passing of HB 585

The Mississippi House of Representatives passed HB 585, a bill that would enable individuals to sue state run correctional facilities, and state colleges and universities if they “encounter” a transgender person in bathrooms, changing rooms, designated safe space or sleeping areas. HB 585 vio...

March 7, 2024