Opinion







Measles

Need any more proof that Mississippi did the right thing by being strict on requiring childhood vaccinations?



Gerrymandering

As an increasing number of lower courts rule against election lines drawn for partisan purposes, the situation begs for the U.S. Supreme Court to provide guidance as to what’s legal and what’s not.


Rising suicide rates

America’s rising suicide rate, up 35 percent since 2000, deserves more attention than it’s been getting. A recent report in The Washington Post suggests that pursuing policies that help the working class might help.





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Jackson city officials are continuing to shut off accounts for delinquent water customers,... READ MORE


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Cathy Haynie, head of school at Christ Covenant School, is serving JAAIS (Jackson Area Association of Independent Schools) as president this year.