A federal judge is giving insight into the capital city’s crime problems. This order is related to the House Bill 1020 challenge. The purpose of the order was to dismiss Chief Justice Mike Randolph as a defendant. But in the process, Judge Henry Wingate weighed in on issues facing Jackson.
A new Mississippi law will restrict free speech by requiring people to obtain permission from state law enforcement officials for any protest near the statehouse, Governor’s Mansion or other state government buildings in the capital city of Jackson, according to a lawsuit that seeks to block the mandate from taking effect July 1.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center will dissolve the LGBTQ+ clinic that came under lawmakers’ scrutiny last fall because it offered gender-affirming care like hormone therapy and puberty blockers to trans minors.
Officers with the Jackson Police Department tazed Keith Murriel at least 52 times over the course of sixteen minutes in an effort to get him to comply, according to a 3 On Your Side analysis of body camera footage provided by the city.