Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (Feb. 27, 2016) – A Mississippi bill that would that would improve existing law nullifying in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments by terminally ill patients passed out of the state Senate Thursday. Last year, the Mississippi legislature passed, and the governor signed,“Right to Try”…

JACKSON, Miss. (Feb. 22, 2016) – A Mississippi bill that would bar state enforcement of some future executive orders or federal agency rules relating to gun control passed an important House committee last week. If ultimately passed into law, it would set the stage to effectively block such actions in practice within the state. Rep. Mark Formby (R-Picayune),…

JACKSON, Miss. (Feb. 13, 2016) – Two bills introduced in the Mississippi House would bar state enforcement of any future federal gun control measures, an effective method to block them in practice within the state. Rep. Herb Frierson (R-Poplarville) introduced House Bill 760 (HB760) on Feb. 8. The legislation would prohibit any state agency, political subdivision, or…

JACKSON, Miss. (Feb. 12, 2016) – A Mississippi bill would effectively end all state cooperation with the implementation and enforcement of Obamacare, taking a huge step toward effectively nullifying the federal health care program within the state. Sen. Michael Watson (R-Pascagoula) introduced Senate Bill 2543 (SB2543) on Feb. 8. The legislation would prohibit any state…

JACKSON, Miss. (Feb. 12, 2015) – Two bills introduced in the Mississippi House would withdraw the state from Common Core standards, an important step toward nullifying nationalized education in the state. House Bill 195 (HB195) was introduced by Rep. Becky Currie (R-Brookhaven). House Bill 246 (HB246) was introduced by Rep. William Arnold (R-Booneville). Both bills…

JACKSON, Miss. (Feb. 9, 2016) – A Mississippi bill would set the stage to nullify some presidential executive orders and Department of Justice directives to state and local law enforcement agencies. Sen. Chris McDaniel (R-Ellisville) introduced Senate Bill 2084 (SB2084) on Jan. 26. The legislation would prohibit state agencies, political subdivisions and their employees from…

JACKSON, Miss. (Feb. 8, 2016) – A bill introduced in the Mississippi Senate would take the first step toward prohibiting state cooperation with the enforcement of future federal gun control measures, a move that would effectively nullify them in practice in the Magnolia State. Sen. Michael Watson (R-Pascagoula) introduced Senate Bill 2234 (SB2234) on Feb.…

JACKSON, Miss. (Feb. 3, 2016) – A Mississippi bill would take the first step toward prohibiting state cooperation with the enforcement of future federal gun control measures, a move that would effectively nullify them in practice in the Magnolia State. Sen. Angela Burks Hill (R-District 40) introduced Senate Bill 2110 (SB2110) on Feb. 1. The legislation…