Mississippi

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Empty chairs in a classroom. (Photo: Kevin O'Mara/flickr/cc)
Mississippi parents are challenging the public funding of charter schools on the grounds that it's not constitutional. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), an advocacy group, filed a motion for a summary judgment this week on behalf of the parents, for a speedy answer to this question. The only debate in the case is that of constitutionality,...
Sarah Smith, ProPublica
There are 15 states with new voting laws that have never before been used...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A federal judge struck down Mississippi's anti-LGBTQ bill hours before it was...