Court Hearing for Mississippi Abortion Law

Federal judges will hear arguments over a Mississippi state law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

Mississippi's only abortion clinic sued after Republican Governor Phil Bryant signed the law in 2018.

U.S District Judge Carlton Reeves blocked the law saying it violates women's rights.

Today, Mississippi is asking the US.S Circuit Court of appeals to overturn Judge Reeves ruling to let the law take effect.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.