Comment On Mississippi Anti-abortion Law Back Before Federal Judge

Mississippi anti-abortion law back before federal judge

A hearing will help a judge decide whether to extend his temporary block of a law that could close Mississippi's only abortion clinic.

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  • Durbin, Oberweis at odds on gun control, other social issues - Chicago Tribune
    ... the counter in Mississippi and ... in 2012, got into trouble with anti-abortion activists ... Oct. 22 whether he would approve of a federal ...
    10/31/2014 - 2:22 pm | View Link
  • ‘Personhood’ Amendments Shake Up Elections in North Dakota, ... -
    ... what counts as a person, with anti-abortion measures ... in places like Mississippi ... back to attempts by federal ... of Colorado — ...
    10/29/2014 - 7:22 am | View Link
  • Tennessee election to test abortion law - North West Arkansas Times
    Now, anti-abortion forces are ... s sole abortion clinic, in Jackson, is three hours by car. Mississippi law requires ... that afforded by the ...
    10/26/2014 - 4:12 am | View Link
  • Tennessee faces challenge to 'abortion destination' reputation - Yahoo! News
    Abortion amendment backers urged to sit out - Tennessean
    10/25/2014 - 2:40 pm | View Link
  • Tennessee faces challenge to 'abortion destination' reputation ... - Christian Science Monitor
    Tennessee faces challenge to 'abortion destination' reputation - Christian Science Monitor
    10/25/2014 - 7:39 am | View Link
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  • As Vote Nears, North Dakota Amendment Stirs Debate About More Than Abortion
    by Nina Martin FARGO, N.D. — On Tuesday, voters here will decide the fate of a proposed amendment to the state constitution that has provoked excitement and fear among the combatants in the country's never-ending abortion wars. The ballot initiative known as Measure 1 — which would enshrine "the inalienable right to life of every human being at any stage of development" — has attracted millions ...
    10/31/2014 - 11:56 am | View Link
  • Tennessee faces challenge to 'abortion destination' reputation (+video)
    A ballot measure in Tennessee states that nothing in the state constitution “secures or protects” a woman’s right to an abortion, which, if approved, would allow the Republican-led legislature to impose strictures on the procedure.
    10/25/2014 - 7:50 pm | View Link
  • Tennessee faces challenge to 'abortion destination' reputation
    Tennessee’s court-protected reputation as an uncomplicated place to get an abortion will see a major challenge on Election Day, as anti-abortion advocates vow to pull the state’s abortion rules back in line with the rest of the conservative Bible Belt.
    10/25/2014 - 2:21 pm | View Link
  • Abortion Capital of Bible Belt? Tennessee Vote Tests That Idea
    The online video features idyllic snatches of Tennessee daily life: guitar players, old barns, church socials — and the official Tennessee welcome sign, glimpsed through the window of a car passing over the state line.
    10/25/2014 - 5:16 am | View Link
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  • Federal court rejects Mississippi law targeting state's only open abortion clinic
    A federal appeals court blocked a Mississippi law from taking ... The Associated Press: U.S. Appeals Panel Strikes Down Mississippi Anti-Abortion Law A U.S. appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion ...
    07/30/2014 - 9:55 pm | View Link
  • US appeals court blocks Mississippi's anti-abortion law, keeps clinic open
    JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi's effort to close its last abortion clinic was overturned in federal appellate court on Tuesday. Advocates for the law said women with unwanted pregnancies could always travel to other states, but the judges said every state ...
    07/29/2014 - 3:21 pm | View Link
  • Abortion Laws and Rulings: Mississippi Appeals Court Strikes Down Anti-Abortion Law, Keeps Last Abortion Clinic in State Open
    A federal appeals court handed down a ruling on Tuesday that ... In a 2-1 decision, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down an anti-abortion law that would have closed the state's only abortion clinic, reports the Associated Press.
    07/29/2014 - 11:50 am | View Link
  • Country’s harshest anti-abortion law signed in Mississippi
    One of the harshest anti-abortion laws in the country will ... Supporters of the Mississippi law point out that Mississippi is in the conservative-leaning 5th Circuit federal appeals court district, the AP reports. The 5th Circuit upheld a similar 20 ...
    04/22/2014 - 10:00 am | View Link
  • Judge allows anti-abortion law to take effect, grants more time to Mississippi clinic
    JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge on Friday allowed Mississippi's anti-abortion law to take effect but said the state's only clinic can remain open and will not face any penalties as it tries to comply with new requirements. U.S. District Judge Daniel P.
    07/14/2012 - 9:26 am | View Link
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    10/30/2014 - 6:01 pm | View Website
  • Surrogates and Couples Face a Maze of Laws, State by State ...
    There is nothing resembling a national consensus on how to handle surrogacy and no federal law, leaving the states free to do as they wish.
    10/30/2014 - 12:28 am | View Website
  • Judges Block Abortion Curb in Mississippi
    A law would have closed the sole abortion clinic in Mississippi, the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, by requiring its doctors to obtain admitting ...
    10/28/2014 - 7:19 am | View Website
  • Texas Pays "Thoroughly Discredited" Expert $42,000 to ...
    "He has been really thoroughly discredited by trial courts," Priscilla Smith, who directs Yale Law School's reproductive justice studies program, told Mother Jones in ...
    08/13/2014 - 5:57 am | View Website
  • Tough anti-abortion laws examined in federal court
    In Texas, abortion providers were in court this week asking a federal judge to stop a new law that they say would close more than half of the state's ...
    08/7/2014 - 2:18 pm | View Website
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