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ACLU of MS Issues Statement on Passing of SB 2536


JACKSON, Miss. - Wednesday afternoon, the Mississippi House passed an anti-transgender bill, SB 2536. This bill prevents transgender student-athletes from participating in sports as the gender in which they identify.

March 3, 2021

Public Officials Respond to ACLU of MS’ Social Media Warning


JACKSON, Miss. – On January 6, 2021, the ACLU of Mississippi sent letters to warn five public officials/entities that by blocking members of the public from their official social media accounts, they were violating the First Amendment.

February 22, 2021