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Our view: Abortion debate a moot point

April 27, 2012


The Dispatch, April 27, 2012 Good for Hob Bryan. Rather than let a politically popular bill onto the Senate floor sure to be ruled unconstitutional, the Amory senator Thursday refused to let the bill out of the committee he chairs. The bill, making it a criminal homicide for anyone performing an abortion once a heartbeat […]

Fetal heartbeat bill killed by Miss. Senate chair

April 26, 2012


NECN, April 26, 2012 by AP ACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Senate chairman on Thursday killed a bill that could have led to a homicide criminal prosecution for anyone performing an abortion once a fetal heartbeat is found. Senate Judiciary B Committee Chairman Hob Bryan, D-Amory, said the bill is unconstitutional because lawmakers are […]

1 abortion reg survives, 2 die in Miss. Senate

April 3, 2012


Herald Times Reporter, April 2, 2012 by Emily Wagster Pettus JACKSON, Miss. (WTW) — One abortion-regulation bill survived and two died at Tuesday’s deadline in the Mississippi Legislature. Supporters of the surviving measure say it could slow down or even shut Mississippi’s only remaining abortion clinic, which is in Jackson. The Senate Public Health Committee […]

Chairman questions bills on immigration, abortion

April 2, 2012


10TV, April 2, 2012 by JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Immigration-enforcement and abortion-regulation bills face tough scrutiny under a deadline in a Mississippi Senate committee. Tuesday is the final day for Senate committees to act on general bills that have already passed the House, and for House committees to act on those that have already passed […]