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Mississippi Bans Abortions After 15 Weeks; Opponents Swiftly Sue

posted on March 20, 2018

The New York Times’s Richard Fausset reports that on Monday Mississippi adopted a new law which bans abortions after 15 weeks. Mississippi’s only abortion clinic has responded by filing a lawsuit in federal court. Fausset writes, “Mississippi’s new 12-page law offers no exceptions for cases of rape or incest, but it does allow exceptions for ‘a medical emergency, or in the case of a severe fetal abnormality.’”

Read at The New York Times