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  • 3 dead, 4 injured in Gulfport New Year’s Eve party shooting

    01/01/2022 8:37:18 PM PST · by Islander7 · 13 replies
    WLBT ^ | 1/1/2022 | By WLOX Staff
    GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - Authorities are investigating an overnight fatal shooting in Gulfport. Harrison County Coroner Brian Switzer said 911 calls came in at 11:58 p.m. reporting shots fired at a New Year’s Eve party in the 1200 block of Lewis Avenue. —-snip— Three men died from their injuries, and Switzer identified the victims as 23-year-old Corey Dubose of D’Iberville, 28-year-old Sedrick McCord of Gulfport, and 22-year-old Aubrey Lewis of Bay St. Louis.
  • Roger Stone calls Jan. 6 committee chairman a 'buffoon' for equating 5th Amendment plea with guilt

    12/20/2021 2:31:40 PM PST · by WeaslesRippedMyFlesh · 15 replies
    just the news ^ | 12/20/2021 | Madeleine Hubbard
    Roger Stone called Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), the chairman of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol breach, a "buffoon" for equating a Fifth Amendment plea to a confirmation of guilt.Thompson told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow several weeks ago that if "you want to assert the Fifth Amendment in terms of self-prosecution, it says that you have something to hide."When a person asks to plead the Fifth, refusing to answer questions to avoid self-incrimination, that "in some instances, that says you are part and parcel guilty to what occurred," Thompson also claimed."That shows you how ignorant this buffoon is,"...

    12/02/2021 12:14:37 PM PST · by Perseverando · 23 replies
    Gun Owners of America ^ | December 1, 2021 | Aidan Johnston
    In response to the recent tragedy in Oakland County, Michigan, what did the anti-gunners do? Following their standard course of action, they are politicizing the deaths of four high school teens in an attempt to undermine your constitutionally-protected rights. In fact, bowing to the will of their far-Left overlords, anti-gun senators are bringing H.R. 8 to the Senate floor—which is a bill to institute Universal Background Registration Checks (UBCs). And to make matters worse, they are trying to do this by unanimous consent—without an actual vote. Please, contact your Senators and make sure they know you’re opposed to H.R. 8...
  • 'The Stench': MSNBC Parrots Sotomayor Warning If Roe Overturned

    12/02/2021 8:49:16 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 58 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    "The stench." Something's rotten in the state of MSNBC. On Nicolle Wallace's MSNBC show Wednesday afternoon, the panel was thrilled by Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor's statement, during oral argument regarding Mississippi's law restricting abortion, that overturning Roe v. Wade would create a "stench" over the Court. The "stench" word was heard no fewer than eight times during the MSNBC segment.Stench? You know what really stinks, Nicolle? The estimated 62 million abortions that have been performed in the US since Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973. Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Majority of court appears poised to uphold Mississippi’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks

    12/01/2021 10:44:15 AM PST · by TexasGurl24 · 34 replies
    SCOTUS BLOG ^ | 12/1/2021 | Amy Howe
    It has been nearly 30 years since the Supreme Court’s decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which reaffirmed the fundamental right to abortion, first guaranteed by the court’s 1973 ruling in Roe v. Wade. Only one justice who participated in Casey is still on the court now: Clarence Thomas, who joined an opinion by then-Chief Justice William Rehnquist arguing that “Roe was wrongly decided, and that it can and should be overruled.” After nearly two hours of oral argument on Wednesday in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a challenge to a Mississippi law that bans almost all abortions after...
  • Supreme Court signals willingness to uphold abortion limits in Mississippi case

    12/01/2021 10:27:39 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    MSN News ^ | 12/01/2021 | Pete Williams and Teaganne Finn and Chloe Atkins
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court appeared prepared Wednesday to uphold a Mississippi law that would ban nearly all abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, which would represent a dramatic break from 50 years of rulings. The justices heard 90 minutes of oral arguments in the most direct challenge to Roe v Wade in nearly three decades over Mississippi's abortion law. A majority of the court's conservative justices suggested they were prepared to discard the court's previous standard that prevented states from banning abortion before the age of fetal viability, which is generally considered to be at about 24 weeks into...
  • Live Oral Argument - Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization [Abortion]

    12/01/2021 7:04:04 AM PST · by Cboldt · 168 replies
    Supreme Court of the US ^ | December 1, 2021 | Supreme Court of the US page
  • Phony 'Conservative' Scarborough Makes Case AGAINST Overturning Roe

    12/01/2021 7:34:30 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 15 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Joe Scarborough likes to tout himself as a conservative. But on today's Morning Joe, Scarborough actually made the case against overturning Roe v. Wade in the Mississippi case now before the Supreme Court. Scarborough repeatedly cited opinion polls showing most Americans oppose overturning Roe, as if that is supposed to guide the Court. He also said that the Court should bear in mind that we are a "constitutional republic." Right! And the Constitution has carefully delineated the separation of powers in a way designed to protect the Court from the passions of the day! Get the rest of the story...
  • Pence calls for Roe v. Wade to be sent to 'ash heap of history' ahead of abortion ruling

    11/30/2021 10:44:30 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/30/2021 | JULIA MANCHESTER
    Former Vice President Mike Pence delivered remarks ahead of oral arguments in a Supreme Court case that could overturn Roe v. Wade, urging justices to send the ruling legalizing abortion in the United States to the “ash heap of history.” “Today, as the Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments in those hallowed halls, we are here to declare with one voice ‘no more,’” Pence said to applause. The former vice president expressed optimism that momentum was turning in favor of the anti-abortion movement, particularly among younger Americans.
  • Supreme Court Accepts Mississippi Challenge To Roe v. Wade… Dems Are Freaking Out

    11/29/2021 9:43:33 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    Populist Press ^ | 11/29/2021
    Click here to view the full articleThe U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will take up arguably one of the most abortion cases in at least three decades.The nation’s highest court will hear a direct challenge out of Mississippi to Roe v. Wade’s landmark holding that the Constitution provides a right of access to abortion.“It’s the case opponents of abortion have long sought and advocates of abortion rights have dreaded, coming before a strongly conservative lineup of justices. Three were appointed by then-President Donald Trump, who said he would choose nominees willing to overturn Roe,” NBC News reported. “The issue...
  • Biden Admin Quietly Authorizes Largest Oil Lease Sale In US History Despite Campaign Promise

    11/19/2021 5:58:51 PM PST · by markomalley · 14 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/19/2021 | Taylor Giles
    The Biden administration auctioned off over 80 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil drilling Wednesday despite a campaign promise to ban new oil and gas leasing, the Boston Globe reported. The auction is the largest offshore oil and gas lease sale in the United States, according to the Boston Globe. The new leases will produce 1.1 billion barrels of oil and 4.4 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, according to a Department of the Interior estimate, the Globe reported.
  • EPA overturns approval of Mississippi Yazoo Pumps Project

    11/17/2021 11:09:52 PM PST · by blueplum · 7 replies
    AP via msn ^ | 17 November 2021 | LEAH WILLINGHAM, Associated Press/Report for America -
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it has overturned the approval of a massive flood-control project in the south Mississippi Delta that officials said was erroneously greenlit in the final days of the Trump administration. In a letter to the Army for Civil Works, EPA officials said the past administration's November 2020 decision to approve the Yazoo Pumps Project was in violation of the Clean Water Act and “failed to reflect the recommendations from the career scientists and technical staff.”
  • REVEALED: Jan 6 Commission Chairman Bennie Thompson Backed Extremist, Secessionist Group Seeking Violent U.S. Takeover.

    11/15/2021 2:07:22 PM PST · by Tench_Coxe · 22 replies
    Bennie Thompson, the January 6th Commission Chairman, threw his support behind a secessionist group called the Republic of New Afrika (RNA), an unearthed video has revealed.According to Just The News, Thompson uttered support for the guerilla warfare secessionist group who attempted to take control of several U.S. states in exchange for peace with law enforcement throughout the 20th century.
  • Black Americans Sue U.S. Farms for Replacing Them with Foreign Workers... [S Africa H2A]

    11/13/2021 5:45:37 PM PST · by markomalley · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/12/2021 | John Binder
    Black Americans who spent most of their lives working on Mississippi farms are suing their former employer after they were replaced by foreign workers on the H-2A visa program. The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, accuses Pitts Farms of laying off a number of black Americans, only to replace them with foreign visa workers from South Africa. The H-2A visa program allows U.S. farms to annually outsource an unlimited number of American jobs to foreign workers who can extend their stay for up to three years. The foreign families of H-2A...
  • Republicans Voted for Biden’s Infrastructure Bill After Securing Cash from Chamber of Commerce

    11/11/2021 10:17:12 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 19 replies
    breitbart ^ | 10 Nov 2021 | JOHN BINDER10 Nov 2021
    A total of 32 House and Senate Republicans helped push Biden’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure package over the finish line, most of whom have been showered with campaign cash from the leading lobbying group behind the bill — the US Chamber of Commerce. Lawmakers run for office, grabbing donations from interest groups, then, after their election, voting for legislation supported by those special interest groups despite their constituents’ opposition. The Chamber had been lobbying for Biden’s infrastructure bill, since the start of the year. By July, Open Secrets reported the Chamber had spent more than $12 million lobbying for the bill...
  • Black Farmworkers Say They Lost Jobs to Foreigners Who Were Paid More

    11/12/2021 5:40:59 AM PST · by Theoria · 41 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 12 Nov 2021 | Miriam Jordan
    Longtime field laborers in the Mississippi Delta said in a lawsuit that they were asked to train white guest workers from South Africa before losing their jobs to them. For more than a quarter-century, Richard Strong worked the fertile farmland of the Mississippi Delta, just as his father and his grandfather did, a family lineage of punishing labor and meager earnings that stretched back to his enslaved ancestors brought from Africa. He tilled the soil, fertilized crops and irrigated the fields, nurturing an annual bounty of cotton, soybeans and corn for a prominent farming family. “I’ve been around farming all...
  • Another Democratic defection adds to Republican supermajority in Legislature

    11/01/2021 4:15:20 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 17 replies ^ | 11/1/21 | Bobby Harrison
    Rep. Jon Lancaster, elected to the state House of Representatives in 2019 as a Democrat, is the latest to switch affiliation to the Republican Party, adding to the GOP’s legislative supermajority. Lancaster’s defection was a bit surprising in that so many legislators have switched over the past two decades that it almost appeared that there were none left to change parties. There are now at least 12 current members of the House of Representatives who were elected as Democrats but are no longer serving as Democrats.
  • Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments Challenging Roe v. Wade in December

    09/20/2021 9:26:52 PM PDT · by bitt · 39 replies
    epoch times ^ | 9/20/2021 | ZACHARY STIEBER
    Arguments in a case challenging the validity of the 1973 Supreme Court ruling that access to abortion is a constitutional right are scheduled to take place in the nation’s highest court near the end of 2021. The Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization on Dec. 1, the court announced on Sept. 20. Justices had agreed in May to hear the case, but it hadn’t been known before when the case would be heard. Mississippi enacted a law in 2018 barring abortions after 15 weeks outside of medical emergencies or the discovery...
  • Red states are having big success with this one COVID treatment and now the Biden administration is going to start rationing it

    09/16/2021 12:55:33 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 59 replies ^ | September 16, 2021 | Daniel Payne
    You've probably heard about monoclonal antibodies—a therapeutic treatment that has been highly successful at treating COVID-19. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, for instance, aggressively championed the procedure in his state, which saw such promising results that even Dr. Anthony Fauci came out strongly in support of it. Now, however, the Biden administration is announcing that it will begin rationing the treatment throughout the U.S., citing an alleged fear of shortages: An HHS spokesperson said seven states have accounted for 70% of orders for the therapy. Those seven states are Florida, Texas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia and Louisiana. "Given this reality, we...
  • Kamala Harris set to welcome abortionists to White House

    09/16/2021 8:54:00 AM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies
    Live Action News ^ | sept 15, 2021 | Nancy Flanders
    Vice President Kamala Harris’s unwavering support for abortion continues as she plans to welcome abortionists from Texas, Mississippi, Kentucky, and New Mexico to the White House on September 16. The reason for the meeting is the Texas Heartbeat Act, which went into effect on September 1 and restricts abortion to before an embryonic heartbeat can be detected. “We will not stand by and allow our nation to go back to the days of back-alley abortions,” Harris said in a statement. “We will not abide by cash incentives for virtual vigilantes and intimidation for patients. We will use every level of...