Mississippi Gov. Signs into Law Abortion Ban After 15 Weeks, Sparking Lawsuit

HeadlineMar 20, 2018

And Mississippi Republican Governor Phil Bryant has signed into law one of the most restrictive anti-abortion laws in the country, banning abortions after 15 weeks, even in the case of rape or incest. The Center for Reproductive Rights has sued Mississippi over the ban, calling it unconstitutional. Lawsuits by the Center for Reproductive Rights have blocked similar laws in Arizona, North Dakota and Arkansas in recent years.

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