Abortion Rates Hit Record Low

By Anja Baker | December 12th, 2018 at 7:40 am

BY: Anja Baker / Contributor

Anja Baker is a Contributing Fellow for Mississippi Center for Public Policy.

Filed Under: Abortion, Civil Rights, Faith, health, Influencing Institutions, Lauren Youngblood, Legislature, Liberty, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government, Opinion, Principles of Freedom, Pro-life, Public Safety, Religion, Stacey Pickering, Virtue

The CDC’s 2015 report indicates a downward trend in abortions since their climax in the 1980s. In 2015, the United States experienced 638,169 abortions. This is a two percent drop from 2014 data. In Mississippi, abortion percentages reflect this trend.

New Federal Standards Being Used Means More Bridge Closures Likely

By MississippI PEP Staff | December 11th, 2018 at 9:02 am

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: County Government, Federal Government, Governor, Mississippi, MS State Government, News, Phil Bryant, Spending

About 600 of the 1,600 bridges currently under examination are receiving their first look under a new set of Federal Highway Administration recommended standards. “There have been quite a number closed during this cycle, but that was to be expected. We’re looking at 600 or so that have not been looked at in-depth,” said Harry […]

Rep. Jeff Smith Calls “B.S.” On Claims Legislature Underfunds Education.

By MississippI PEP Staff | December 11th, 2018 at 6:59 am

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Filed Under: Education, Jeff Smith, Legislature, MDE, Mississippi PEP, Mississippi State House, MS State Government, News, Republican

“MDE and some of the teachers’ unions say the legislature does not fund education. B.S. That is not true,” Rep. Jeff Smith said.

District 6 State Rep. Dana Criswell Announces Bid For Re-Election.

By MississippI PEP Staff | December 10th, 2018 at 6:40 pm

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Filed Under: Andy Gipson, Dana Criswell, Elections, Leadership, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, MS State Government, Olive Branch, Politics, Public Service, Republican

State Rep. Dana Criswell officially announced today he would seek re-election to the Mississippi House of Representatives.

Desoto Freshman Representative Robert Foster Expected To Announce Bid For Governor.

By MississippI PEP Staff | December 6th, 2018 at 3:00 am

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Filed Under: Desoto County, Elections, Events, Governor, Legislature, Mississippi, MS State Government, News, North Mississippi, Politics

A Desoto County State House Representative will make an announcement Tuesday, December 11. Robert Foster’s announcement begins at 5:00. The event will be held at 2467 Memphis Street in Hernando, MS. At the venue 1 Memphis Street Foster is expected to announce his bid for Governor of Mississippi.

President Trump Right: Census Report Finds 63-Percent Of Non-Citizens on Welfare.

By MississippI PEP Staff | December 5th, 2018 at 3:07 am

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Filed Under: Federal Government, Immigration, Leadership, News, Principles of Freedom, Public Safety

The numbers are huge. The report said that there are 4,684,784 million non-citizen households receiving welfare.

And nearly all, 4,370,385, have at least one worker in the house.

The $2 Trillion Wealth Transfer

By Brett Kittredge | December 4th, 2018 at 3:19 am

BY: Brett Kittredge / MS Center for Public Policy

Brett Kittredge is the Director of Marketing and Communications for Mississippi Center for Public Policy.

Filed Under: Brett Kittredge, Commentary, Contributor, Economy, Governor, Legislature, Liberty, Mississippi, MS State Government, National, Opinion, Principles of Freedom, Taxes

Prosperity is closely linked to freedom-based public policies. If we want to grow and provide more opportunities in Mississippi, then let’s take the path that makes it easy to start a job, open a business, earn a side income, invest capital, serve customers, compete with incumbent businesses, and keep more of what we earn.

How Do We Restore the American Order?

By John Horvat | December 1st, 2018 at 9:58 pm

BY: John Horvat / Contributor

John Horvat II is a scholar, researcher, educator, international speaker, and author of the book, Return to Order.

Filed Under: Commentary, Contributor, Culture, Feature Stories, Mississippi PEP, Opinion, Politics

There must be some point of unity. By definition, a nation forms when a people coalesce to form a single cultural, social, economic, and political unit. A nation does not only focus on the individual interests of those in the pluribus, but it is especially committed to the unum or the common good of all.

‘41’ — Former President George H. W. Bush Dead At Age 94

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 30th, 2018 at 11:55 pm

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Filed Under: Federal Government, Leadership, National, News, Politics, Public Service

Family spokesman Jim McGrath said Bush died shortly after 10 p.m. Friday, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush.

Choctaw County Sheriff Claims “Probable Cause” For Jailing Woman For 96 Days Without Seeing A Judge

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 30th, 2018 at 11:08 am

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Filed Under: County Government, Law Enforcement, Mississippi, MS State Government, News, Public Safety

Sheriff Cloyd Halford said he didn’t have to take Jauch before a judge until court met because she’d already been indicted on a felony drug charge, thus establishing probable cause for her detention.