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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

ABC News Spends 72 Hours Inside Mississippi's Sole, Embattled Abortion Clinic

ABC News: 72 Hours Inside Mississippi's Lone Abortion Clinic:

. . . It seemed like a typical day at the Jackson Women's Health Organization in Jackson, Miss., the only place in the entire state where women can get a legal abortion. For more than a decade, the clinic has been the lone abortion provider in Mississippi, a state that has some of the strictest abortion laws in the country.

But this day was different. Everybody on both sides of the fence expected the clinic to be shut down by the state within a few days. . . .

Watch the full story on "Nightline" TONIGHT at 12:35 a.m. ET. . . .

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Comments

Very powerful piece by Diane Sawyer. While it showed both sides, it strikes me that the protesters failed to consider the rights and feelings of the women who went to the clinic. And the most most vociferous protesters were men. I understand their point but it just seems too heavy handed and their position does not respect the freedom of choice that our country values. How this issue is ever resolved seems very unclear/

Posted by: Steven J Fromm | Aug 4, 2013 6:43:18 AM

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