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Jackson Women’s Health Center Remains Calm on the Fortieth Anniversary of Roe

(Politico)

The afternoon may have literally turned into a circus, but the morning was mostly calm and full of supporters at the only public clinic in Mississippi.

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Dispatches from Jackson: How to Talk About Abortion In a Religious, Southern Setting

Anti protester Roy McMillan, who is known to chase women outside clinic, thus has a restraining order. (Robin Marty)

Ever since I arrived, I’ve been trying to find the magic key to beginning a conversation around abortion. Can a professor of religion help me find it?

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Anti-Choice Plan for 2013 Clarified on Roe Anniversary: End All Rape Exceptions

Rebecca Kiessling. (The Clarion Call)

Pregnant from your rapist? Too bad. Have that baby anyway.

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Protests at Jackson Women’s Health Clinic Short and Loud, but Mostly Harmless

(Robin Marty)

Despite attempts to provoke a confrontation, clinic defenders refused to rise to the bait.

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On the Anniversary of Roe, Silence Surrounds a Woman’s Fundamental Rights in Jackson, Mississippi

Protesters outside the Jackson Women's Health Org stand up for women's abortion rights. (Robin Marty)

When only one side feels comfortable discussing abortion, the issue will inevitably seem settled.

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In Jackson, Mississippi, Southern Hospitality and Food for Thought on Access to Abortion

State capitol in Jackson, MS. (Britannica Kids)

On my first day in Mississippi, I was schooled in reproductive rights by an unlikely source.

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Mississippi Gives Us a Clue to Life If Roe Is Overturned

(Salon)

Sure, you can still get an abortion… if you are lucky.

 

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Mississipi to Bring Back “Heartbeat Ban” this Legislative Session and Personhood in 2014

Governor Phil Bryant. (Urban Christian News)

If Mississippi’s only clinic does manage to stay open it may not matter, since abortion might be banned all together anyway.

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State-Level 2012 Retrospective: Second-Highest Number of Abortion Restrictions Ever

Reproductive health and rights were once again the subject of extensive debate in state capitols in 2012. Over the course of the year, 42 states and the District of Columbia enacted 122 provisions related to reproductive health and rights. One-third of these new provisions, 43 in 19 states, sought to restrict access to abortion services.

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Blogger Says Women Should be Forced to Cross State Lines for Abortions Because Decision “Should Be a Tough One”

Photo: Natches Trace.

Is only one abortion clinic in the state really the same as “down the street?”

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