Clinic Says Miss. Abortion Law Is Unconstitutional

Law360, New York (June 28, 2012, 6:30 PM EDT) -- A Mississippi abortion clinic on Wednesday urged a federal judge to block a Mississippi law requiring doctors performing abortions to be board-certified OB-GYNs and have admitting privileges at a local hospital, claiming it's unconstitutional and would effectively ban abortion in the state.

The Jackson Women’s Health Organization, with the backing of national abortion rights group Center for Reproductive Rights, claims the law — H.B. 1390, enacted April 16 and effective July 1 — imposes medically unwarranted requirements that will force the state's sole abortion provider to...
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Case Information

Case Title

Jackson Women's Health Organization et al v. Currier et al

Case Number



Mississippi Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


Daniel P. Jordan, III

Date Filed

June 27, 2012

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