Tag Archives: Mississippi

2017 Mississippi Session ends with pro-life victories

Maternal mortality study passed and assisted suicide legislation defeated JACKSON – The 2017 Mississippi legislative session officially ended this weekend. Two notable pro-life victories took place in the establishment of a maternal mortality study and the defeat of a bill

Federal Judge permanently enjoins law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges in Mississippi

U.S. District Judge Daniel Jordan

JACKSON, Miss. — On Friday, U.S. District Judge Daniel Jordan III permanently blocked a Mississippi’s law, H.B. 1390, that would have closed the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the state’s lone remaining abortion clinic. The law required abortionists to have admitting

Mississippi becomes fourth state to ban Dismemberment Abortions

Governor Bryant signs HB 519 into law JACKSON, MISS– Governor Phil Bryant today signed House Bill 519, a bill that bans dismemberment abortions. Authored by Rep. Sam Mims, R-McComb, HB 519 had overwhelming support in the legislature, passing the House

Mims’ bill to ban dismemberment abortions in Mississippi goes to the governor

Editor’s note. The following encouraging news comes from Rep. Mims. When the governor signs HB 519, Mississippi will join three other states–Kansas, Oklahoma, and West Virginia–in having passed a ban on dismemberment abortions. Today, the Mississippi House concurred on an

Bill to Ban Dismemberment Abortions Approved by Mississippi State Senate

Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves

JACKSON, MISS. — A bill to ban barbaric dismemberment abortions was overwhelmingly approved Tuesday by the Mississippi state Senate. The 40 to 6 vote comes after the Mississippi state House of Representatives passed House Bill 519 in February on a

What is the “Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act” and why do pro-abortionists so fear it?

Editor’s note. Mississippi is poised to become the fourth state to pass the “Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act.” The following explains the bill and why the Abortion Establishment is so unnerved by it. Q: What is a dismemberment

Bill to Ban Dismemberment Abortions Approved by Mississippi House of Representatives

JACKSON, MISS. — A bill to ban dismemberment abortions has been approved by the Mississippi State House of Representatives. House Bill 519 was passed Thursday on a vote of 83-33. The legislation is authored by Rep. Sam Mims, R-McComb. Dismemberment

Bill to Ban Dismemberment Abortions Introduced in Mississippi

JACKSON, MISS. — A bill has been introduced in the Mississippi State House of Representatives by Rep. Sam Mims (R-McComb) to ban dismemberment abortions (House Bill 519). Dismemberment abortion, typically performed on a fully-formed, living unborn baby, is a barbaric

Willie Parker’s “Abortion Ministry”

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family will be on vacation through the end of this week. I will be posting an occasional new story, but for the most part we will be re-posting columns that ran over the last

Supreme Court declines for now to take up challenge to Mississippi’s admitting privileges law

By Dave Andrusko For good reason, all the attention Monday was paid to the Supreme Court’s decision to issue a stay thus allowing nine (or ten) Texas abortion clinics to remain open while the Justices consider whether to hear an

NRL-Endorsed Trent Kelly wins Mississippi Runoff

By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director On June 2, National Right to Life-endorsed District Attorney Trent Kelly (R), a colonel in the National Guard, soundly won the special runoff election to replace the late Rep. Alan Nunnelee

National Right to Life Endorses Trent Kelly in Mississippi Special Runoff

Trent Kelly will be a “strong pro-life voice in the U.S. House” WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee Friday endorsed Trent Kelly for the U.S. House of Representatives in Mississippi’s 1st Congressional District special runoff to replace the