April 9, 2021

FEATURED: FIREARMS & VOTING RIGHTS There is currently intense pressure behind preemption efforts as many state legislative sessions wind down. While there is some positive movement on the preemption repeal front, the vast majority of these stories concern state preemption threats. In this issue, we highlight two of the hottest …

March 29, 2018

CBS Memphis, Staff, March 28, 2018- Mississippi has enacted unfair barriers that stop former convicts from regaining their right to vote, a new federal lawsuit says. The class-action suit, filed Tuesday, says Mississippi’s system is “harsh, punitive and unforgiving” and disproportionately hurts African-Americans. The lawsuit seeks what 40 states already …