Tag Archives: Mississippi

Mexican indigenous woman who was separated from baby allowed to pursue lawsuit against Mississippi welfare agency

Tweet In the past few weeks, stories coming from Oaxaca Mexico have reminded us just how limited and threatened the reproductive rights of indigenous Mexican women are. Local Oaxacans have been using social media to document the repeated cases of indigenous women denied care at local maternal clinics and being forced to give birth in waiting rooms, [...]
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Judge blocks closing of Mississippi’s last abortion clinic

TweetHere’s some good repro rights news to start your day. As we’ve covered before, a new Mississippi law has been threatening to shut down the last remaining abortion clinic in the state. The law, which calls for the clinic’s out-of-state doctors to have admitting privileges at a local hospital, was a fairly blatant attempt to [...]
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This week in abortion news

TweetBad News: Alabama passed a bill which pretends to be about protecting women but is actually aimed at shutting down abortion clinics on Tuesday. The governor has said he will sign the bill, ironically called the “Women’s Health and Safety Act,”  which requires that doctors preforming abortions be granted admitting privileges at local hospitals. Some of [...]
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Mississippi is one step closer to being the first “abortion-free” state

Tweet An anti-choice protestor outside the Jackson Women’s Health clinic. Photo by Matt Eich from Kate Sheppard’s essay at Mother Jones. Check out more photos here. The last abortion clinic in Mississippi is officially out of compliance with a new law that could ultimately shut it down. As we’ve written before, the state passed new [...]
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Another temporary win for Mississippi’s only abortion clinic

TweetYesterday the judge who holds the power to shut down Mississippi’s only abortion clinic said he’d extend the temporary block on the new TRAP law, while he continues to decide whether to grant a preliminary injunction. As Vanessa noted when the law was first blocked earlier this month, the judge is more than a little [...]
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