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Mississippi Abortion Clinic

The Day I Met My Hero

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 05.29.2014 | Impact
Fran Moreland Johns

For anyone invested in reproductive justice today, Willie Parker, MD, MPH, MSc, is at the top of the hero list.

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...

Southern State's Lone Abortion Clinic In Danger

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — It can't meet the mandates of a 2012 state law and the governor wants to shut it down, but Mississippi's only abortion clinic i...

State's Only Abortion Clinic Gets Big Reprieve

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. -- A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked Mississippi from revoking the license of the state's only abortion clinic. U.S. Distr...

Mississippi's Only Abortion Clinic Gets A Reprieve

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked Mississippi from revoking the license of the state's only abortion clinic. U.S. ...

Gov Appoints Anti-Abortion Activist

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) is going to great lengths to ensure his state has a pro-life voice. Bryant nominated Terri Herring, a steadfast p...

State's Lone Abortion Clinic Set For Big Hearing

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi's only abortion clinic says it is scheduled for an April 18 license revocation hearing before the state Department ...

State's Only Abortion Clinic Gets Harsh Warning

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi's only abortion clinic said it received notice Friday that the state Health Department intends to revoke its operating l...

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 Anti-Abortion Efforts Gain Momentum

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

* Abortion opponents say laws promote safety, better care * Mississippi could be first state without abortion facility *...

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 ...

While Contentious Measure Remains Blocked, More Abortion Restrictions Anticipated

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — The owner of Mississippi's only abortion clinic said Thursday she expected legislators to keep trying to put new restrictions o...

Mississippi's Only Abortion Clinic Remains Open

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi's only abortion clinic was open Monday after a federal judge temporarily blocked a law from being enforced that the...

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Controversial Abortion Law

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. -- A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked enforcement of a Mississippi law that could shut down the only abortion clinic in the ...

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...

State Could Become Only Without A Single Abortion Clinic

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

* Some lawmakers say hope law will end abortions in state * State has low abortion rate, high teen pregnancy rate By Emi...

GOP Lawmaker Lauds Potential Return Of 'Coat Hanger' Abortions

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

Republican Mississippi state Rep. Bubba Carpenter recently gave a callous assessment of a state anti-abortion law that critics have cautioned could cl...