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Fate Of State's Last Abortion Clinic Hangs In The Balance

AP | KEVIN McGILL | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Mississippi law requiring doctors at abortion clinics to have admitting privileges at local hospitals would effectively shut do...

Date Set For State's Only Abortion Clinic's Challenge Of Contentious Law

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. -- A federal judge on Friday set a jury trial next spring for a lawsuit filed by Mississippi's only abortion clinic over a new law that...

Laura Bassett

Mississippi's Only Abortion Clinic Fights To Stay Open

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

The lone abortion clinic in Mississippi may have to close its doors in early January if a federal judge allows a state law to go into effect that woul...

State's Only Abortion Clinic On The Brink

AP | JEFF AMY | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — Health officials have inspected Mississippi's lone abortion clinic, the first step in a process that could lead to its closure ...

Will Mississippi's Sole Abortion Clinic Survive?

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. -- The future of Mississippi's only clinic where women can get an abortion remains unclear after a federal judge's ruling in a closely ...

Judge Decides On Contentious Abortion Measure

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge on Wednesday continued to block a state law that threatens to shut down Mississippi's only abortion clinic and ...

Consequential Decision Could Come On Restrictive Abortion Law

AP | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

BY EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, ASSOCIATED PRESS JACKSON, Miss. -- A hearing Wednesday will help a federal judge decide whether to keep blocking a Mississ...

Controversial Abortion Law's Fate In Hands Of GOP-Appointed Judge

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. -- Although restricting abortion has long been a conservative goal in Mississippi, the Republican-appointed judge considering the const...

Lone Mississippi Abortion Clinic Takes Drastic Action Against GOP Measure

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi's only abortion clinic sued Wednesday to stop a law that it says will effectively ban abortion in the state and end...

Laura Bassett

Mississippi Bill May Force State's Only Abortion Clinic To Close

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

By Robbie Ward STARKVILLE, Miss., April 4 (Reuters) - The Mississippi state Senate passed a bill on Wednesday to impose new regulation...