Ban Extended On Abortion Law

A federal judge here in Mississippi has extended his temporary block on the most restrictive abortion law in the United States. The Mississippi Law Bans Abortion after 15 weeks. Governor Bryant signed it March 19th. The law took effect immediately, but the state’s only abortion clinic sued the state. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves issued a temporary restraining order March 20 to block the law for 10 days. Wednesday Reeves extended the block until April 13, giving attorneys for the clinic and the state more time to work on legal arguments.

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