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Anti-Abortion ‘TRAP’ Law Part of Nationwide Trend

April 18, 2012

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Jackson Free Press, April 18, 2012 by Elizabeth Waibel The governor signed the first major piece of anti-abortion legislation into law this year—a measure designed to close the state’s only abortion clinic. Gov. Phil Bryant signed House Bill 1390, which puts restrictions on abortion facilities, into law yesterday. The new law requires all physicians associated […]

Mississippi “Heartbeat” Ban Returns

April 10, 2012

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RH Reality Check, April 10, 2012 by Robin Marty The Mississippi legislature is renewing a push for an outright ban on abortion after the point in which a heartbeat can be detected, as early as four weeks post conception, despite the fact that the bill was unable to make it out of the Senate Chamber. […]