Mississippi appeals abortion law ruling

[JURIST] Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood [official website] filed an appeal Wednesday asking the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit [official website] to reverse a July ruling [JURIST report] that a 2012 state law requiring abortion clinic doctors to obtain hospital admitting privileges is unconstitutional. A three-judge panel of the court found that the law would impermissibly limit a woman’s ability to have an abortion because it would effectively close the state’s only abortion clinic, Jackson Women’s Health…

Source: http://jurist.org/paperchase/2014/08/mississippi-appeals-abortion-law-ruling.php

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