The Mississippi bill is the first of many varying “religious freedom” bills introduced in several states this year to advance to a governor since a more expansive bill was vetoed by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer in February. Update: Gov. Bryant signed the bill April 3.
Facing concerns that the bill would lead to discrimination, lawmakers amended its language to bring the issue to a study committee. The move, though, sends the bill back to the state Senate, where it could be amended further.
Turns out Mississippi really, really likes gay porn.
An amended version of the bill could be considered by the full House any day now.
Ya’ll can’t complain about much after you’ve been through the mud!
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Someone needs to review the law book and make some changes.
The Daily Show points out that neither of them really do.
Seriously. That’s what’s going on right now in Mississippi.
Gosh darnit, Minnesota, you’ve got a lot to be proud of. So go ahead and toot your own horn!
It took 147 years, but the Southern state just agreed to abolish slavery. Thanks, Lincoln!
“A lot of the houses and businesses are painted different colors,” says a staff member, “so why not make it blend in?”
You guys might want to get inside. While Hurricane Isaac may not be a Katrina caliber storm, it’s still very dangerous. And “damn” was not intended as a pun.
Wins in the South or no, a cash infusion is the campaign’s only hope going forward. He’ll rely on the SuperPAC, and hope for a windfall.
The South presents another chance to put it away. Polling shows a three way tie in Alabama and Mississippi.
Romney is keeping it close in the Bible Belt and this is a big reason why. A source sends along these figures for media-buying in Alabama and Mississippi before tomorrow’s primaries. [Updated with Gingrich campaign spending.]
This morning in Mississippi the Republican frontrunner upped the ante and admitted to indulging in some cheesy grits.
Here is Bobby’s performance Saturday night in Mississippi with New Edition. He tears up at 1:50 and walks off stage about a minute after.
The Princeton Review has come out with their annual list of the Top 20 Party Schools in the United States. This list probably influences the decision of prospective university students more than we’d care to admit. Here are the Top 10 with school appropriate photos. 11 thru 20 only warrant an honorable mention.
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Mother Nature can be a real bitch. Victims of the Mississippi floods aren’t going down without a fight.
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Maybe we should’ve just let secede.
From a local news broadcast in Mississippi, fresh-faced teens expressing their love of Christ through dance. This is indeed considered news in Mississippi.
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It’s finally happened, people. Twitter has hit the criminal justice system. A tech-savvy (and kind of sadistic) judge in Mississippi is making news for his unusual decision to force a paroled convict to tweet every ten minutes as a way of updating his parole officer of his whereabouts. It’s tough to know who’s being punished more - the convict or whoever’s following him.
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With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, there’s only one Mississippi pawn shop with everything your significant other will love, from guns to VCR’s to chain saws. It’s like Costco for serial killers!
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