Rachel Maddow reports on how legal tricks and traps from the anti-abortion movement in Mississippi have made it essentially impossible to obtain an abortion in that state, prompting a lawsuit from the sole remaining clinic being forced to shut down by yet another TRAP law.
Ezra Klein follows up on the news from Mississippi where anti-abortion activists in the state government were trying to force the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi out of business with a series of TRAP laws, the most recent of which was blocked by the District Court over the weekend.
The future looks dim for a the bill ever becoming law, some experts say.
A new bill designed to stop all abortions performed outside of private doctor’s offices is now in effect. Is Mississippi’s only public provider closing as a result?
As the fight over Mississippi’s only remaining clinic continues, many are wondering how soon the state could be abortion-free.
Gov. Bryant isn’t even bothering to pretend the TRAP law is about women’s health anymore.
Unable to get hospital privileges for its practitioners, the clinic has filed a lawsuit against enforcing the new law.
In a Newsweek puff piece on Keith Mason, the leader of Personhood USA, the article lets himget away with a few whoppers.
The new law goes into effect on July 1st. The bill’s sponsor wants the clinic inspected on July 2nd.
Last night, the voters of North Dakota decisively defeated a ballot initiative that one news outlet called an “ecclesiastical mugging.” By a margin of 64 percent to 36 percent, voters said “no” to an effort to impose religious doctrine on health care, social policy, and law in the state.