10/22/20 - Absentee Voting Lawsuit Reaction | Medical Marijuana Debate Heats Up | Book Club: Rick Cleveland
Voter advocacy groups respond to a federal ruling opening a door to curbside voting and the opportunity to "cure" rejected ballots.
Then, as the election draws nearer, the arguments for and against Initiative 65 are being amplified.
Plus, in today’s Book Club … “Stories from 125 years of Ole Miss Football.”
Voting rights advocates say they’re chipping away at Mississippi laws that restrict voting in Mississippi. The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law filed a lawsuit to expand absentee voting during the coronavirus pandemic. The case was dismissed. But not without agreed provisions from the secretary of state’s office including curb-side Election Day voting and the chance to "cure" rejected ballots. Attorney Jennifer Nwachukwu and Corey Wiggins of the MS NAACP talk with our Desare Frazier.
The debate over if and how Mississippi will legalize medical marijuana is heating up. This week, coalitions on both side of the issue went public with efforts to make their voices heard.
The University of Mississippi has a long and storied history of its football teams and coaches. A year ago, Publisher and editor, Neil White, along with Rick Cleveland and other writers gathered together hundreds of tales for the book, “Stories from 125 years of Ole Miss Football” … the ten greatest victories, the ten most disappointing defeats, the undefeated season no one remembers and as Cleveland details, the coach who got his team drunk during the game.