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Federal Appeals Court Rules Mississippi Can’t Close Its Only Clinic

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled a Mississippi admitting privileges law would create an undue burden on abortion rights if it forced the state's only clinic to close. But the decision isn't all good news for reproductive rights supporters.

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled a Mississippi admitting privileges law would create an undue burden on abortion rights if it forced the state’s only clinic to close. But the decision isn’t all good news for reproductive rights supporters.

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Fifth Circuit Hears Arguments in Mississippi Admitting Privileges Case

If the federal appeals court overturns a lower court order blocking Mississippi's hospital admitting privileges law, the state could lose its only remaining abortion clinic.

If the federal appeals court overturns a lower court order blocking Mississippi’s hospital admitting privileges law, the state could lose its only remaining abortion clinic.

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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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