Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Mississippi's Newest Abortion Law May Force State's Last Remaining Clinic To Close
The National Review: Will Mississippi’s Last Abortion Clinic Close?, by Katrina Trinko:
In Mississippi, there’s only one abortion clinic remaining — and because of a law passed earlier this year that is designed to protect women’s health, it may soon close.
In April, Mississippi passed a law that requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges to a nearby hospital. However, at the one remaining abortion facility — Jackson Women’s Health Organization — there are three doctors, and only one has admitting privileges. . . .