Is only one abortion clinic in the state really the same as “down the street?”
The chain of hospitals that was afraid to offer admitting privileges to doctors who performed abortions are being investigated for their own potentially corrupt emergency room practices.
Jackson Women’s Health Organization’s Dr. Willie Parker discusses clinic intimidation and the effect it has on women and providers at the state’s sole clinic.
In January, a regulation that could end legal abortion in Mississippi could go into effect. The entire situation is a classic example of the NIMBYism and hypocrisy of anti-choicers, who are more interested in appearances than realities around abortion.
More posters, more harassment at the only public abortion clinic in Mississippi as Jackson Women’s Health Organization runs out of options.
Almost every hospital has responded, and all are saying “no.”
The state legislature may not have been able to shut down Jackson Women’s Health Organization with its new law yet, but it has already had an effect on their financial well being.
Judge Jordan will allow the new standards for doctors who perform more than 10 abortions a month to go into effect, but will block the doctors from being punished for not meeting them at this time.
Judge Jordan rules to extend the temporary restraining order preventing H.B. 1390 from going into effect.
Judge Jordan will likely be weighing out the state’s allegations of safety issues against the fundamental right of a woman to access an abortion.