Sunday, June 24, 2012
New Regs May Force Mississippi's Only Abortion Clinic To Close
The New York Times: Mississippi’s Only Abortion Clinic at Risk as Law Nears, by Campbell Robertson:
It was only recently that Dr. Willie Parker began flying down here from Washington, heading to work at a vaultlike building that sits unassumingly on a busy thoroughfare. On his way in, he may pass Prof. Matt Friedeman, standing on the sidewalk with a Bible and a handful of pamphlets, having made the four-minute drive from his home as he has done once a week for years.
And once inside, Dr. Parker will begin seeing the young women who have made their way from all corners of the state to the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Mississippi’s only abortion clinic. . . .