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Mississippi anti-abortion law at odds with facts

July 12, 2012

0, July 12, 2012 by Karen Graham U.S. District Court Judge Daniel P. Jordan III, in a ruling this morning, declared that the Mississippi anti-abortion law, signed by Republican Governor Phil Bryant in April will remain blocked. It’s unclear how long the law will be delayed. Judge Jordan delayed the law’s implementation on July 1, […]

MS: Clinic Remain Opens

July 11, 2012


Jackson Free Press, July 11, 2012 by R.L. Nave and Donna Ladd JACKSON — After a two-hour hearing this afternoon, a federal judge agreed to extend a temporary restraining order that allows the Jackson Women Health’s Organization, Mississippi’s only abortion clinic, to remain open. U.S. District Court Judge Dan Jordan said he wanted time to […]

Federal judge blocks law that would close only abortion clinic in Mississippi

July 1, 2012


Maddow Blog, July 1, 2012 by Laura Conaway Moments ago, a federal Judge issued a temporary restraining order against a Mississippi law that would have closed the state’s only abortion clinic. The law, which went into effect today, requires doctors at the clinic to get admitting privileges to local hospitals. The doctors have tried to […]

Sole Abortion Clinic In Miss. Fights Law To Stay Open

June 29, 2012


NPR News, June 29, 2012 by Debbie Elliott A new Mississippi law requires doctors who perform abortions in the state to be board-certified OB-GYNs. They also must have privileges to admit patients at a local hospital. The law is regulatory in nature, but at a bill-signing ceremony in April, Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves was […]

Catherine Furey, Mother Of Five, Died After Drinking Vinegar In ‘Home Abortion’

May 22, 2012


Huffington Post, May 22, 2012 by Laura Hibbard Catherine Furey, a 38-year-old mother of five from Salford, UK died after drinking industrial-strength vinegar in an attempted at-home abortion, the Manchester Evening News reports. Furey’s sister-in-law, 33-year-old Dawn Chadwick, was charged with manslaughter for supplying the concentrated substance, but has now been cleared of any charges […]

New law won’t stop abortions

May 21, 2012


Clarion Ledger, May 21, 2012 by M.A. Gowen Why does Gov. Bryant hate women? The people of Mississippi voted against the Personhood. Are Bryant and Lt. Gov. Reeves so naive as to think that they can stop a woman from having an abortion if she really wants one? I worked at Baptist Hospital in the […]

The Importance of Choice

May 21, 2012


Huffington Post, May 21, 2012 by Hayley Rose Horzepa After being raped by two men when I was just fifteen years old, I understand the value of choice. Maybe that’s because I never had one. The trauma I experienced reminds me of the abortion ban Mississippi law makers are pushing through their state legislature. Had […]