"Another controversial immigration bill is on the horizon in the
South, a regional battleground that has seen a number of states pass
reforms on illegal immigration. Mississippi's
Republican-dominated House of Representatives voted 70-47 Thursday to
pass the "Support Our Law Enforcement...
"Some lawmakers say religion represents a common reference point for
members with diverse ethnic backgrounds and life experiences, so debate
often transforms the state House's podium into a preacher's pulpit. "This
is the South," explained Rep. Ed Blackmon, D-Canton. "This...