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Bubba And His Poor, Pitiful Women

May 17, 2012

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ACLU, May 17, 2012 by Alexa Kolbi-Molinas, Yesterday, a video leaked of Mississippi Representative Lester “Bubba” Carpenter (pictured above) gloating that he and his anti-choice cronies had passed a bill that could effectively put an end to safe, legal abortion in the state of Mississippi. The money quote: It’s going to be challenged, of course, […]

Mississippi lawmaker: Coat hanger abortions might come back. ‘But hey…’

May 14, 2012

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The Maddow Blog, May 14, 2012 by Laura Conaway Last month, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed a law requiring doctors at abortion clinics to have admitting privileges in a local hospital. Mississippi has one clinic left, where, because of the state’s anti-abortion climate, they commute to work from Alabama. It’s no secret that Mississippi Republicans, […]