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Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant: ‘My Goal Is to End Abortion in Mississippi’

In his “state of the state” speech, Bryant said, “On this unfortunate anniversary of Roe v. Wade, my goal is to end abortion in Mississippi.”

The governor reiterated his anti-choice intentions last week as state legislators introduced several extreme anti-choice bills.

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Last Mississippi Abortion Clinic Faces New Complaint

In the latest attempt to close the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi, several anti-choice groups have asked the state to investigate the reporting practices of the Jackson Women's Health Organization.

In the latest attempt to close the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi, several anti-choice groups have asked the state to investigate the reporting practices of the Jackson Women’s Health Organization.

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Mississippi Appeals Order Keeping Jackson Women’s Clinic Open

Attorneys for the state of Mississippi hope the conservative Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals will rule that the state can move forward with closing the clinic (above) for failing to meet the state's admitting privileges requirement.

Attorneys for the State of Mississippi hope the conservative Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals will rule that the state can move forward with closing the clinic for failing to meet its admitting privileges requirement.

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Criminalized Pregnancies: When One Woman’s Suicide Attempt Becomes Murder

What is most puzzling, however, was why, once it became clear that Shuai was indeed trying to end her own life and that the death of Angel was not her intent, prosecutors refused to drop the charges.

An excerpt from Crow After Roe, the new book by RH Reality Check Senior Political Reporter Robin Marty and Senior Legal Analyst Jessica Mason Pieklo.

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Bryant Signs Medication Abortion Restriction, ‘Personhood’ Petition Sees Pushback

Reproductive rights advocates, led by the Planned Parenthood Health Systems Action Fund of North Carolina, spent all day at the “veto vigil” to remind the governor of his campaign promise not to sign anti-choice restrictions into law.

Mississippi politicians aren’t sitting still while they wait for the state’s only abortion clinic to close. Instead, they’re preemptively restricting abortion and even birth control access.

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Alabama Lawmakers Fast-Track Bill to Shut Down Clinics While Yawning Through Testimony

(Toke of the Town)

Limiting bill opponents time to testify, proposing bills in the dead of the night, the Alabama legislature is making closing clinics a priority despite the voters’ wishes.

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When it Comes to Legislation in Mississippi, the Lieutenant Governor Calls the Shots

Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves. (Clarion Ledger)

Filling the entire legislature with politicians who support reproductive rights may be a a huge task, but there is one position to focus on first. The lieutenant governor.

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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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Jackson Women’s Health Clinic Inspected By the State

The first step to revoking the clinic’s license has now been taken.

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