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Mississippi: felon disenfranchisement is a racist labyrinth worthy of Kafka
Many states prevent those once convicted of a felony from voting but one stands out for the scale and complexity of its law

Sam Levine in New York

13, Jan, 2022 @3:00 PM

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The racist 1890 law that’s still blocking thousands of Black Americans from voting
Revealed: Fewer than 200 of those affected have been able to regain their voting rights in the last quarter-century

Sam Levine in New York, with photographs by Imani Khayyam

08, Jan, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Republicans confident supreme court will overturn abortion rights
Mississippi governor says state ‘snap-back’ legislation will ban almost all abortion if Roe v Wade is thrown out entirely

Oliver Laughland

05, Dec, 2021 @6:42 PM

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Five takeaways from US supreme court’s Mississippi abortion rights case hearing
The Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Oganization case could weaken the provisions of the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade ruling

Maya Yang

02, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Conservative US supreme court justices signal support for restricting abortion in pivotal case
Case poses a direct threat to the legal underpinnings of the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade ruling that guaranteed the constitutional right to abortion

Jessica Glenza

01, Dec, 2021 @6:56 PM

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America’s deep political divisions play out on courthouse steps as justices hear abortion case
Supporters of abortion rights acknowledge that in many states, restrictions have already ushered in a ‘post-Roe world’

David Smith in Washington

01, Dec, 2021 @6:54 PM

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Why the Mississippi abortion rights case is so important
The pivotal Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization could lead to weakening or overturning the landmark Roe v Wade

Jessica Glenza

01, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Voting rights veterans share lessons with new generation of activists: ‘Build on the foundation’
Freedom Summer registered thousands of Black people to vote in Mississippi in 1964 in defiance of Jim Crow laws

Carlisa N Johnson

18, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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US supreme court to hear arguments in Mississippi case that threatens Roe v Wade
Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization concerns a law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy

Lauren Gambino in Washington

20, Sep, 2021 @7:10 PM

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Mississippi governor claims vaccine mandate is ‘attack on hardworking Americans’
Tate Reeves condemns Biden’s rule even as state faces world’s second-worst Covid death rate

Martin Pengelly

19, Sep, 2021 @3:21 PM

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Women can say no to sex if Roe falls, says architect of Texas abortion ban
Jonathan Mitchell writes in supreme court brief that ‘women can “control their reproductive lives” without access to abortion’

Stephanie Kirchgaessner and Jessica Glenza

17, Sep, 2021 @3:16 PM

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One in 500 Americans have died of Covid – and some hospitals reach capacity
The US passed another grim milestone, even as people in some regions remain stubbornly resistant to vaccines and masking

Eric Berger

15, Sep, 2021 @10:16 PM

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