A Mississippi Law aimed to protect schools has passed out of Judiciary A Committee. HB 581 – the Mississippi Terrorist Threats Law will make threats against schools a felony.
From the Law:
A person who, by any means, including social media,
threatens to commit a crime of violence or to cause bodily injury to a superintendent, principal, teacher, student, staff
other employee of a school, which threat is intended to
harm, intimidate, disrupt or disturb any session of the
any school meeting, is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections for not more than five (5) years.