The Mississippi Supreme Court affirmed the dismissal of manslaughter charges against a woman but failed to answer whether the state’s criminal statute should be applied against pregnant people.
A firestorm erupted last month at the North Dakota State Fair when Minot Right to Life began passing out tiny rubber models of 10- to 12-week fetuses to unsuspecting children.
ABC News takes a look at Mississippi’s last abortion clinic, 72 hours before it may be shut down by the state government. Part 1: Clinic staff face anti-abortion protesters every day. Both groups feel God is on their side. Part 2: The clinic’s owner and anti-abortion advocates have different views about counseling pregnant women.
A state judge blocked a law imposing criminal penalties on providers who perform abortions without admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.
Some state governments would like to avoid implementing Obama’s Medicaid expansion. These are their alternative plans. [Via Upworthy.]
Mississippi has the highest rate of teen birth in the country, but instead of implementing proven prevention strategies—like good sex education and access to contraception—the governor has decided he will curb this epidemic by collecting umbilical cord blood and using the DNA as evidence of statutory rape.
Legal representatives from the ACLU and Planned Parenthood filed suit to block an Alabama law designed to make abortion nearly impossible to access in the state.
The Obama administration agrees to comply with a court order on emergency contraception, while the legal challenges over state abortion restrictions get expensive.
This week, the Brooklyn DA told cops to stop collecting condoms as evidence of prostitution, studies found that college kids lie about their sexual behavior and students at elite British schools buy a lot of sex toys, and the U.S. cities that have the most same-sex couples raising kids may surprise you.
Mississippi hasn’t had much red meat to offer anti-choice activists this year when it comes to legislative victories, so the Republican governor is taking his wins where he can.