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Governor Calls Abortion ‘Black Genocide,’ Defends Hyde-Smith on ‘Hanging’ Tape

As state and national controversy swirls around U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith’s comment about a public hanging” in her race against an African American opponent, Gov. Phil Bryant opened a press ...

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OPINION: Anti-Abortion Laws Won’t Stop Abortions. Eradicating Poverty Could.

"Making it more difficult for residents to access abortions won’t stop women from doing so. ... We must first address the No. 1 factor that appears to drive the demand ...

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Judge Blocks Planned Parenthood Medicaid Reimbursements Law

A federal judge has enjoined a Mississippi state law that prevented the Division of Medicaid from reimbursing the state’s Planned Parenthood clinic and the only abortion clinic for offering birth ...

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In Surprise Move, State's Abortion Clinic Added to Bill Restricting Planned Parenthood Funding

In a surprise move Tuesday, the Mississippi House targeted Medicaid funding for the state’s only abortion clinic in addition to the state’s sole Planned Parenthood clinic. The bill would prohibit ...

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Planned Parenthood Bill Would Limit Cancer and STI Screening, Birth Control

Medicaid recipients seeking birth control, STI testing or cancer screenings at the state's only Planned Parenthood clinic might get cut off if a Senate bill, which passed yesterday and then ...

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'Unborn Child Protection' Bill Passes Mississippi House, 'Dangerous Precedent'?

The "Mississippi Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act" passed the Mississippi House of Representatives last week, meaning that legislators are back in the business of pushing anti-abortion legislation.

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Supreme Court To Hear Texas Abortion Case, No Separate Action on Mississippi Appeal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is taking on its first abortion case in eight years, a dispute over state regulation of abortion clinics.

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Texas Abortion Clinics Appeal to Supreme Court

Texas abortion clinics are asking the Supreme Court to take up a major case about abortion rights in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign.