By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
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Mississippi officials are reacting with sadness to reports of a 53-year-old Republican lawmaker's death in an apparent suicide.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed into law this week an "anti-Bloomberg" measure that prohibits local governments from banning supersize sugary drinks.
Mississippi lawmakers have proposed an "Anti-Bloomberg Bill" that would prohibit local governments from posing rules that would require food nutrition labeling.
Mississippi's only PGA Tour event is safe for now.
States have scant precedent to rely on as they shape the twin pillars of President Obama's health care law, an uncertainty that has resulted in what one Iowa official described as 50 discrete "laboratories."
Supporters of a Mississippi bill that would legalize school prayer say the measure would ensure religious liberty.
Federal health officials have denied Mississippi's request to set up a state-run health exchange under President Obama's health care law, settling an unusual political dispute in which the Republican governor overruled the state's own insurance commissioner.
From Oregon to Mississippi, President Obama's proposed ban on new assault weapons and large-capacity magazines struck a nerve among rural lawmen and lawmakers, many of whom vowed to ignore any restrictions — and even try to stop federal officials from enforcing gun policy in their jurisdictions.
Like many Republican elected leaders, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is not exactly thrilled about Obamacare's march toward full implementation in 2014.
From the South to the heartland, cracks are appearing in the once-solid wall of Republican resistance to President Barack Obama's health care law.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant wants a judge to halt President Obama’s new nondeportation policy, arguing that failing to send illegal immigrants back home is costing his state tens of millions of dollars a year.
"I don't really care. If more than 10 people actually watched his show, I would actually care, but they don't, so, whatever."
Republican elected officials from Louisiana and Mississippi scrapped Florida travel plans for the GOP's national convention, while some who had arrived in Tampa quickly turned around Monday and headed home to wait for the expected hurricane.
A federal judge decided Wednesday to continue to block a state law that threatens to shut down Mississippi's only abortion clinic.
During discouraging times, pro-lifers remind themselves that William Wilberforce worked for two decades before he began to change hearts and minds and end 19th-century slavery in Great Britain. In efforts lasting twice as long, pro-life activists are just now beginning to see signs of success.
"I have known Jessica for many years as an unselfish and dedicated public servant," Gov. Phil Bryant said. "This is a tragic loss for her family and all Mississippians, and our thoughts and prayers go out to her family during this difficult time."
"It would have been a huge loss for us in Mississippi," Bryant said. "Joe Sanderson, working with the leadership at Annandale and this tournament, saved the day for us."