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Mississippi judge blocks law that would shut down only abortion clinic in the state

Tweet As you may have heard recently, legislators in Mississippi were successful in passing a TRAP law designed to put the only abortion clinic in the state out of business, making it the first state in the union to have no access to legal and safe abortion care. The good news is that yesterday, the day it [...]
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Anti-choice Mississippi lawmaker: Sure, women may turn to coathanger abortions “but hey…”

TweetYou almost gotta respect how anti-choicers in Mississippi are totally upfront about their goals. I wrote recently at Mother Jones about the new law that’s basically custom-designed to shut down the state’s only abortion clinic. And now here’s State Rep. Bubba Carpenter bragging about how they’ve found a way to “literally” stop legal abortion in [...]
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Maddow interviews the Mississippi OB-GYN fired for being pro-choice

TweetLast night,  Maddow covered the story of Dr. Carl Reddix, the doctor who’s been fired from the state board of health in Mississippi because he’s pro-choice. Reddix is an African American Harvard and Johns Hopkins-trained doctor from Mississippi. As Maddow points out, Mississippi should be thrilled to have him on their state board of health. [...]
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Mississippi Governor: Democrats’ ‘one mission in life is to abort children’

TweetOh yes, he did: Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant (R), in defending his decision to sign a bill that could shut down Mississippi’s only abortion clinic, told conservative radio host Tony Perkins on Tuesday that Democrats’ “one mission in life is to abort children.” “Even if you believe in abortion, the hypocrisy of the left that now tried [...]
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Quick Hit: Mississippi’s one abortion clinic may be forced into closure

TweetMississippi only has one abortion clinic, in the whole state, and that clinic is now at threat of being shut down with the signing of what reproductive rights activists call a TRAP (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers)  law. Under these laws, states come up with bogus regulations for clinics to have to meet or they [...]
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