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Forum Post: good news - mississippi did it!

Posted 1 year ago on Feb. 18, 2013, 5:09 p.m. EST by bensdad (8977)
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they voted to ratify the 13th Amendment to free the slaves

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[-] 3 points by Buttercup (1067) 1 year ago

Daaaang. What next Mississippi? Hint. The earth is rrrrround.

[-] 3 points by ZenDog (20419) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

no way. So . . . when will the lynchings come to an end . . .

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (21783) 1 year ago

They do not get a cookie.

[-] 1 points by repubsRtheprob (1209) 1 year ago

Let's see them stop attacking abortion clinicssince their elimination only affects the poorest in their state.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/26/mississippi-abortion-clinic_n_2558320.html

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (21783) 1 year ago

That, too. Considering the length of time it takes for them to get things done. I wouldn't hold my breath.

[-] 1 points by repubsRtheprob (1209) 1 year ago

I know. They only finishing up their 40 year effort to close all abortion clinics (1 left). So I suppose it will be as long to undo that.

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (21783) 1 year ago

Absolutely.
They have their own time clock.

[-] 1 points by Theeighthpieceuv8 (-32) from Seven Sisters, Wales 1 year ago

Yes we can, yes we can. I don't know, I suppose it's a good idea considering their demographics. But who's to say, really?

[-] 2 points by repubsRtheprob (1209) 1 year ago

Now they can stop attacking public schools which is not so veiled effort against black citizens as well.

http://www.southernstudies.org/2013/02/mississippi-charter-school-supporters-fought-against-public-education-for-years.html

[-] 1 points by repubsRtheprob (1209) 1 year ago

And the story just for the skeptics among us.

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57569880/after-148-years-mississippi-finally-ratifies-13th-amendment-which-banned-slavery/

Those kooky southerners will come around eventually. Sometimes it takes a century and a half to see the light.