FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2022 Contact: comms-mcj@rabengroup.com Federal Court of Appeals Upholds Mississippi’s 1890 Felon Disfranchisement Law Mississippi Center for Justice plans to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court   Jackson, MS— Today the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a provision in Mississippi’s racist 1890 Constitution that permanently...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 16, 2022 Contact: Courtney Holsworth, comms-mcj@rabengroup.com, (989) 572-8162  Mississippi Center for Justice Applauds Heirs Property Funding and Health Care Provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act Jackson, MS - President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law today. The historic bill would slash healthcare...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 12, 2022 Contact: Nikita Sibley, nsibley@rabengroup.com, 850-345-7092 The Inflation Reduction Act Is A Great Forward Step, But More Must Be Done To Help Mississippians, says Mississippi Center for Justice Jackson, MS - Vangela M. Wade, president and CEO of the Mississippi Center for Justice, issued...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2022 Contact: Carolyn Clendenin, comms-mcj@rabengroup.com, 347-869-7382 Gov. Reeves’ Decision to End Emergency Rental Assistance Program Is Outrageous and Heartless Jackson, Miss. – Today, Gov. Tate Reeves announced that the state would stop processing applications for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program, which helps pay rent...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2022  Contact: Carolyn Clendenin, comms-mcj@rabengroup.com MCJ Lawsuit Dismissed in Light of Sale of the Building Housing Mississippi’s Only Abortion Clinic Jackson, Miss. – After the overturning of Roe v. Wade, the Mississippi Center for Justice filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Jackson Women’s...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2022  Contact: Courtney Holsworth, comms-mcj@rabengroup.com, (989) 572-8162 Rankin County Sheriff's Department Illegally Withholding Public Records on Three Men Who Died While in the Department’s Custody or During Encounters with the Department Officers  Jackson, Miss. – Today, a journalist with Insider, Inc., with counsel from...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2022 Contact: Carolyn Clendenin, comms-mcj@rabengroup.com, 347-869-7382 Jackson Women’s Health Organization Files Petition with MS Supreme Court to Allow Abortion Clinic to Reopen The MS Supreme Court ruled in 1998 that abortion is a right under the MS Constitution Today, the Jackson Women’s Health Organization filed...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2022 Media Contacts: Mississippi Center for Justice: Carolyn Clendenin, 347-869-7382, comms-mcj@rabengroup.com  Center for Reproductive Rights: center.press@reprorights.org Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison: Xenia Kobylarz, (212) 373-2469, xkobylarz@paulweiss.com   Lawsuit Filed to Block Mississippi Trigger Ban  Lawsuit aims to keep abortion legal in Mississippi, arguing abortion bans violate the...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2022 Contact: comms-mcj@rabengroup.com SCOTUS Abortion Decision Unleashes Dangerous Government Control Over Women’s Bodies, Says Co-Counsel Mississippi Center for Justice Jackson, MS - Today in Dobbs v. Jackson, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in its entirety, enabling states to outlaw abortion.  Vangela M. Wade,...