Keisha Rowe | Clarion Ledger | May 18, 2021
NATCHEZ, Miss. - A civil rights and liberties complaint has been filed against the Adams County Detention Center in Natchez after several immigrant rights groups claimed the facility is endangering the lives of detainees.
U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Mississippi Challenge to Roe v. Wade’s ‘Most Central Principle’ on Abortion
Ashton Pittman |Mississippi Free Press| May 17, 2021
The U.S. Supreme Court announced this morning that it will hear a Mississippi case challenging Roe v. Wade in defense of the state’s 15-week abortion, “The Gestational Age Act.”
Ashton Pittman |Jackson Free Press| April 28, 2021
JACKSON, Miss. — B.J. splashed toilet water in his eyes. The immigrant man was doing so, he later told attorneys in a statement last fall, because he was trying to wash his eyes after officers at the Adams County Detention Center sprayed him...
Troy Johnson |WAPT| April 21, 2021
JACKSON, Miss. —The ACLU of Mississippi is reacting to former Minneapolis, Minnesota, police officer Derek Chauvin being found guilty on all charges in the murder trial of George Floyd.
Emily Wagster Pettus |AP News| April 16, 2021
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi will join a growing number of states and the federal government in banning the use of restraints on women giving birth in a jail or prison.