• Judge set to hear challenge of Mississippi abortion law

    1 month ago - By Bésame

    JACKSON, Miss. - A judge is holding a hearing Tuesday to consider a lawsuit filed by Mississippi's only abortion clinic, which is trying to remain open by blocking a law that would ban most abortions in the state.
    The law - which state lawmakers passed before the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the 1973 ruling that allowed abortions nationwide - is set to take effect Thursday.
    The Jackson Women's Health Organization sought a temporary restraining order that would allow it to remain open, at least while the lawsuit remains in court.
    The closely watched lawsuit is part of a flurry of activity...
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