Legislation that would change our state's divorce law is headed to the state Senate.

Victims of domestic violence in Mississippi could soon find it easier to escape that abuse. At the Capitol, the House has passed legislation changing the state's divorce law, no longer requiring a spouse to have their abuse claims corroborated. It also drops the requirement that victims show a pattern of habitual abuse before a divorce can be granted. And it doesn't have to be physical abuse. The bill now goes to the state Senate.

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