Appeals court overturns law that would close Mississippi abortion clinic

[JURIST] A three-judge panel for the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit [official website] ruled [text, PDF] on Tuesday to overturn a 2012 Mississippi state law [text, PDF] that would have closed Jackson Women’s Health Organization (JWHO) [official website], the only abortion clinic in the state. The law required that all physicians associated with an abortion facility must have admitting privileges at a local hospital. None of the three JWHO-affiliated physicians had such privileges. The state [official website]…

Source: http://jurist.org/paperchase/2014/07/law-that-would-result-in-closure-of-mississippis-only-abortion-clinic-overturned-by-us-appeals-court.php

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