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Jones College in Mississippi Settles With Student in First Amendment Case

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 23, 2020 at 12:00pm 11/23/2020 at 12:00pm

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education scores another victory for free speech.

From the FIRE Blog:

VICTORY: Student stopped by campus police for holding up a sign settles First Amendment lawsuit with Mississippi college

Mississippi’s Jones College on Wednesday finalized a settlement with former student Michael Brown, who sued the college after administrators...

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Mississippi State Student Threatened After Planning to Host a Trump Parade

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 8:00am 11/5/2020 at 8:00am

The good news is that the event still happened and some administrators were helpful and supportive.

Campus Reform reports:

Mississippi State student threatened for hosting Trump parade

A Mississippi State University student was threatened after planning to host a Trump parade on campus.

Undergraduate student Madelyn Winstead planned a “Trump Parade” on Nov. 1, encouraging...

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Parents and Students at U. Mississippi Feel They’re Not Getting Their Money’s Worth

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 12:00pm 10/7/2020 at 12:00pm

People all over the country have a right to feel this way. The coronavirus pandemic is exposing higher education for the financial scam it has become.

WMC News reports:

Some parents and students who attend Mississippi universities, including the University of Mississippi, say they’re not getting their money’s worth

Some in-person classes have been...

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blames Mississippi for Chicago Gun Violence

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 6:00pm 8/20/2020 at 6:00pm
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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is blaming the state of Mississippi for the rampant gun violence plaguing her city. This looks like nothing more than an attempt to duck responsibility.

It’s amazing that the media lets her get away with this.

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Greenville (MS) backs down, will permit drive-in church services

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 1:30pm 4/23/2020 at 1:30pm

The City of Greenville, Mississippi, made news by banning drive-in church services, where parishioners stayed in their cars to listen to services over the radio, but permitting drive-through and drive-in restaurants and alchohol stores.

The Temple Baptist Church sued, after being threatened with $500 fines. We covered the lawsuit,

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U.S. Dept. Justice files court support for Mississippi church barred from holding ‘drive-in’ service

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 3:30pm 4/14/2020 at 3:30pm

Some local and state governments have tried to ban religious services, including drive-in Easter services, even though conducted in accordance with CDC ‘social distancing’ guidelines.

It’s government power grabs for the sake of power grabs. We highlighted this past weekend how a federal judge barred Kentucky from such anti-religious action, Federal Court...

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Jackson State University President Resigns After Arrest in Prostitution Sting

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/12/2020 at 12:00pm

There are some scandals you can weather in the world of higher education. This is not one of them.

The Clarion Ledger reports:

JSU president resigns following arrest in prostitution sting in Clinton, Mississippi

The president of Jackson State University resigned Monday following his arrest during a prostitution sting in Clinton over the weekend.

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U. Mississippi Prof Running for Congress as a Democratic Socialist

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/22/2020 at 12:00pm

Just what America needs. Socialist professors in Congress. Does she even stand a chance in Mississippi?

Campus Reform reports:

Socialist professor announces run for Congress…in Mississippi

A University of Mississippi law professor has announced th...

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U. Southern Mississippi to Offer Free Tuition to Members of Mississippi National Guard

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 10:00am 8/1/2019 at 10:00am

This is a free college program people can get behind. People who are willing to serve should go to the front of the line.

The Hattiesburg American reports:

USM offers free tuition to Mississippi National Guard

The University of Southern Mississippi has entered into an agreement to provide free undergraduate tuition to the men...

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Feminists Dive for Fainting Couches After Gubernatorial Candidate Invokes Pence Rule on Female Journalist

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/13/2019 at 12:00pm
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If it’s a day ending in “y,” you can rest assured that perpetually outraged feminists are going to find something “offensive” in order to rally their troops. This week has been no exception.

The latest outrage du jour comes from news reports out of Mississippi where a Republican gubernatorial candidate is facing...

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Former Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran Passes Away at 81

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 5:00pm 5/30/2019 at 5:00pm
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Former Senator Thad Cochran passed away Thursday morning at the age of 81. Cochran served in the US Senate for 45 years.
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Prof Who Urged Public Harassment of Politicians Granted Tenure

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 9:30am 5/19/2019 at 9:30am

You may remember this guy from a few months back. He called for others to mess with the food of people he doesn’t like. Now he has tenure.

The College Fix reports:

Professor who called for public harassment of politicians granted tenure

A professor who previously called for aggressive public harassment of politicians, including...

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U. Mississippi Plans to Remove Confederate Statue from Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 9:30am 3/24/2019 at 9:30am

This is usually more about control than anyone actually being triggered by a statue.

The College Fix reports:

Another school prepares to remove a Confederate monument

Another school is preparing to remove a Confederate monument from its historical place on campus, a sign that the push to dismantle such statues is not yet over.

The...

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Hyde-Smith’s Win in Mississippi Will Help the Senate Easily Confirm Trump Judicial Nominees

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 11:00am 11/28/2018 at 11:00am
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The GOP kept another seat in the Senate as Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith easily defeated her Democrat challenger Michael Espy in the special election on Tuesday.

The victory gives the GOP a three-seat advantage in the Senate, which will help them easily confirm President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees.

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Tonight We Find Out if Trump saved the Mississippi Republican Senate Seat (Update: Hyde-Smith wins)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 9:00am 11/27/2018 at 9:00am
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Mississippi citizens hit the polls today to vote in the special election for the senate seat after Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who took over in April after Thad Cochran retired, and Democrat Mike Espy tied on Election Day.

President Donald Trump went to Mississippi on Monday night in one final attempt to...

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Sen. Thad Cochran Will Retire on April 1 Due to Health Concerns

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 5, 2018 at 5:06pm 3/5/2018 at 5:06pm
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Senate Appropriations Chairman Thad Cochran (R-MS), 80, has announced he will retire on April 1 due to health concerns. From Roll Call:

“I regret my health has become an ongoing challenge,”...

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The Fish and Wildlife Service is out of control and we should all be concerned

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 7:13pm 12/6/2017 at 7:13pm
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The Obama era tradition of bureaucratic overreach is alive and well in the Fish and Wildlife Service. Using an endangered frog, the Fish and Wildlife Service is attempting to dictate how private landowners use their land.

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