Shame on the Senate Education Committee for approving a bill meddling with Mississippi educational standards without even discussing it with those who are constitutionally charged with handling such matters.
You don’t have to look far to find a good reason to oppose a Mississippi House Bill 130, which would allow parents a “conscientious objector” exemption to state laws that require a series of vaccinations for infants and children.
Most of the news recently about Mississippi’s Department of Corrections has been not just negative but deeply disturbing. The state’s prison system has allegedly been rank with corruption, starting with its former commissioner, Chris Epps.
During the 2014 session of the Mississippi Legislature, lawmakers approved a ban on sending a text message while driving a vehicle. It was a common-sense restriction on a dangerous practice — so of course the Legislature changed its mind.