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More than 75 briefs filed supporting Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban at Supreme Court   

Aug 3, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

More than 75 amicus briefs have been filed at the Supreme Court supporting Mississippi’s ban on most elective abortions after... Read more

Ultrasound scan of 15 week-old baby

Pro-life group says new poll demonstrates support for 15-week abortion ban

Jun 7, 2021

A national pro-life group says that its new poll of likely voters demonstrates support for a 15-week abortion ban. Read more

Supreme Court will consider Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban

May 17, 2021

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider a case involving a state 15-week abortion ban. Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2018.

City repeals law limiting pro-life outreach at Mississippi’s sole abortion clinic

Nov 18, 2020

A law that curtailed pro-life outreach at the last abortion clinic in Mississippi has been repealed by the city of... Read more

US Supreme Court in Washington.

Mississippi abortion decision due as Amy Coney Barrett joins Supreme Court

Oct 27, 2020

As new Justice Amy Coney Barrett takes her seat at the Supreme Court, one of the first decisions on her... Read more

Mississippi state capitol, Jackson.

Mississippi bishops denounce racism in 4th of July letter

Jul 7, 2020

Bishop Louis Kihnemann of Biloxi and Bishop Joseph Kopacz of Jackson issued an unequivocal call for all Catholics to reject... Read more

Mississippi state capitol, Jackson.

Mississippi bans abortion on sex, race, genetic disability

Jul 2, 2020

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed the Life Equality Act into law on Wednesday, July 1, banning abortion based on sex,... Read more

Ultrasound.

Pro-life laws advance in Iowa, Mississippi, Tennessee

Jun 25, 2020

Three state legislatures have passed new restrictions on abortion: a heartbeat-based abortion ban in Tennessee; a 24-hour waiting period on... Read more

First Pentecostal Church of Holly Springs.

Church fighting Mississippi coronavirus restriction was burned down

May 22, 2020

Authorities are investigating the burning of a Mississippi church as a potential arson. The fire comes less than a month... Read more

Pro-life prayer outside an abortion clinic.

Mississippi pro-lifers file suit against abortion clinic protest restrictions

Oct 16, 2019

Pro-life advocates in Jackson, Mississippi have filed a lawsuit against a new city ordinance that would restrict protesters’ ability to... Read more

Federal appeals court considering Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban

Oct 7, 2019

A federal appeals court is considering a Mississippi law ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The law was... Read more

Could Mississippi expand its abortion ban?

Feb 6, 2018

An abortion ban is up for debate in Mississippi, where the House of Representatives has passed a bill that would... Read more

Jackson Women's Health Organization is the only abortion clinic in Mississippi.

Mississippi abortion ruling raises questions of women's health

Aug 1, 2014

By Hillary Mast

A federal appeals court has drawn criticism for blocking a 2012 Mississippi law requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges... Read more