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Bryan Adams Cancels Mississippi Show to Protest Same-Sex Law

By Suzannah Gonzales and Colleen Jenkins

(Reuters) – Canadian singer Bryan Adams has canceled a show in Mississippi to protest a new state law that will let people with religious objections deny services to same-sex couples, the second major concert scrapped in the U.S. South over discrimination concerns.

On Friday, rock star Bruce Springsteen called off a …

Mississippi Finding Out That Abstinence-Only Education Doesn't Lead to Abstinence
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Mississippi Finding Out That Abstinence-Only Education Doesn't Lead to Abstinence

Mississippi’s preference for abstinence-only sex education doesn’t seem to be fairing to0 well.  A new report produced by the  Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) documented the state of sex education and sexual health for Mississippi’s population over the past decade.

The findings are abysmal.

Mississippi currently ranks second in teen pregnancies, teen births, …