McDaniel Wants Full Hearing on Legislation to Defund Planned Parenthood.

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 26th, 2016 at 10:01 am

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Filed Under: Abortion, Chris McDaniel, Federal Government, health, Insurance, Legislature, Medicaid, Medical Care, Mississippi, MS State Government, News

Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville, was a co-author of Senate Bill 2238 and said he would like to see the issue have a full hearing on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals instead of a three-judge panel. McDaniel’s biggest problem with the bill is influenced by his views on the role of government, he says. […]

Judge Blocks MS Law Preventing Medicaid Reimbursements to Planned Parenthood.

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 22nd, 2016 at 6:02 am

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Filed Under: Abortion, Ethics, Federal Government, health, Insurance, Legislature, Medicaid, Medical Care, MS State Government, News

A federal judge blocked a state law preventing Mississippi’s Medicaid agency from making reimbursements to Planned Parenthood and to the state’s only abortion clinic. The order Thursday by U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III overturns a law preventing payments to the state’s Planned Parenthood clinic and to its only abortion clinic, the Jackson Women’s […]

Planned Parenthood Affiliates Sue State Over Law Denying Medicaid to Abortion Providers

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 23rd, 2016 at 9:40 am

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Filed Under: Abortion, Federal Government, Governor, Hinds County, Insurance, Medicaid, Medical Care, Mississippi, MS State Government, News, Public Safety

Planned Parenthood is asking a federal judge to quickly rule in its favor and overturn a Mississippi law that bans Medicaid spending with any health care provider that offers abortion. The women’s health group points to a recent ruling by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that upheld an injunction against a similar law […]

MS Supreme Court Candidate Steve Crampton Takes Strong Constitutional Stance on Religious Freedom at DeSoto Forum

By MississippI PEP Staff | August 26th, 2016 at 10:38 am

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Filed Under: Abortion, Christianity, Civil Rights, Culture, Desoto County, Elections, Ethics, Leadership, Liberty, Mississippi Supreme Court, News, North Mississippi, Obamacare, Principles of Freedom, Pro-life, Public Service, Religion, Southaven

For traditional conservatives not many issues take on the level of importance as does religious freedom these days. While all three of the candidates in Southaven on Tuesday made the requisite references to the Constitution, it was Crampton who addressed directly the current political attempts to alter the First Amendment guarantee of freedom of religion.

’40 Days for Life’ Returning to Mississippi Abortion Clinic in September Hoping to Repeat Last Years Success

By MississippI PEP Staff | August 23rd, 2016 at 10:32 am

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Filed Under: Abortion, Central Mississippi, Christianity, Culture, Events, Faith, health, Hinds County, Pro-life

The 40 Days for Life campaign will return to Jackson on September 28. The event will feature a peaceful 40-day prayer vigil in the public right-of-way outside Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Last year, the campaign is credited with saving 11 lives from abortion, bringing together 12 churches, and organizing 250 volunteers to contribute 480 hours of community service.

Planned Parenthood Medicaid ban mostly for show, only $439 in state funds spent since 2013.

By MississippI PEP Staff | May 13th, 2016 at 7:08 am

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Filed Under: Abortion

   The Mississippi Medicaid program will be banned from spending money with any facility that performs elective abortions under a new law that takes effect July 1. Republican Sen. Joey Fillingane of Sumrall, the main sponsor of Senate Bill 2238, said Wednesday that the bill is aimed at blocking state tax dollars from going to […]

Gov. Bryant signs bill banning second-trimester abortion procedure

By MississippI PEP Staff | April 15th, 2016 at 2:51 pm

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Filed Under: Abortion

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is signing a bill banning a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure, setting the state up for a possible legal challenge. House Bill 519, signed Friday, outlaws a procedure called dilation and evacuation unless an abortion is required to prevent a mother’s irreversible physical impairment. It would prohibit abortions extracting a live […]

State Rep-Elect Dana Criswell leads effort pressing MS Congressional Delgation to vote against funding Planned Parenthood. 

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 1st, 2015 at 7:08 am

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Filed Under: Abortion, Federal Government, US Congress

   DeSoto County Representative-Elect Dana Criswell (R) led an initiative to send a letter to the Mississippi congressional delegation, pressing its members to vote against any spending bill that funds Planned Parenthood.       “No member of the Mississippi delegation to the U.S. Congress should support any funding resolution or mechanism – an appropriations bill, […]

Pro-Life MS to hold "Life Chain" event on October 4. 

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 17th, 2015 at 2:17 pm

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Filed Under: Abortion

   On Sunday afternoon, October 4, Life Chains will again occupy U.S. and Canadian sidewalks. In Jackson, MS the Life Chain will be located at the corner of N. State St. and Fondren Pl. The time is from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  There we will pray and witness on behalf of voiceless fellow citizens—the […]

Memorial for victims of abortion set for September 12 in Jackson. 

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 3rd, 2015 at 4:15 pm

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Filed Under: Abortion

   Jackson will be the site of a memorial service for unborn victims of abortion on Saturday, September 12. The service, part of the National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children, will take place at 12:30 p.m. at the corner of Mississippi St. and N. President St. This event comes in the wake of series […]