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Mississippi bans abortion based on race, sex, genetic issues

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves signed a law Wednesday that bans abortion based on the race,...
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Mississippi abortion bill passes in the Senate

Governor Tate Reeves is expected to sign a bill that would ban abortion based on the race, sex, or genetic anomalies of a fetus. It...
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Local family becomes face of Mississippi bill banning abortion based on race, sex, or...

Mississippi legislators are advancing a bill to ban abortion based on the race, sex, or genetic anomalies of a fetus. The Republican-led Senate passed the...
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Mississippi bill could ban abortion based on race and sex

Mississippi legislators are advancing a bill to ban abortion based on the race, sex, or genetic anomalies of a fetus. The Republican-led Senate passed the...

Judges slow abortion bans in Texas, Ohio, Alabama amid virus

By DAVID PITT and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Federal judges in Texas, Alabama and Ohio have temporarily blocked efforts to...

Governor Tate Reeves says abortions in Mississippi should stop during the coronavirus outbreak

JACKSON, Miss. — During a press conference about Mississippi’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Tate Reeves said Tuesday that abortions should be classified...
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Mississippi seeks abortion ban for race, sex, genetic error

By Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's Republican-controlled Legislature is trying to restrict the reasons women may seek abortion. This comes after federal courts blocked...
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Abortion restrictions head to the full House

The State House Committee is seeking new abortion restrictions. They passed a bill today that would restrict the reasons women may seek abortion including race,...
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Block on fetal heartbeat abortion bill

A federal circuit court of appeals upheld a ban on Mississippi’s 2019 abortion law Thursday. That law forbids abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected....
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Fifteen week abortion law appeal denied

A federal appeals court says it will not rehear arguments in a case that blocked Mississippi’s 15 week abortion ban from taking effect. The state...