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Restrictive Anti-Abortion Laws Force Tennessee Clinic To Close

August 16, 2012


Think Progress, August 16, 2012 by Annie-Rose Strasser An abortion clinic in Tennessee has shut its doors after 38 years, citing new laws that make it unable to continue operations. Earlier this year, Tennessee passed the Life Defense Act, requiring every clinic in the state to have at least one clinician with admitting privileges at […]

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 […]

State of Alabama Harasses and Seeks to Close Abortion Clinic, While Women Die Needlessly in Childbirth

May 2, 2012


RH Reality Check, May 2, 2012 by Ann Rose New Woman All Women in Birmingham Alabama is the abortion clinic bombed by Eric Rudolph in 1998 resulting in the death of a police officer and the maiming of a nurse. It has now been “bombed” by the Alabama Department of Public Health under the direction […]

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signs new limits on abortion providers

April 16, 2012


Clarion Ledger, April16, 2012 by The Associated Press Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Monday signed a bill putting new requirements on doctors who work at the state’s only abortion clinic. It becomes law July 1. It says anyone performing abortions in an abortion facility must be an obstetrician-gynecologist with admitting privileges at a local hospital. […]