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Appeals court saves last Mississippi abortion center from closure
A federal appeals court panel ruled today that a Mississippi law that would close the stateâ€™s only abortion facility is unconstitutional.
The three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its 2-1 ruling in a case involving the stateâ€™s 2012 law, which required all abortionists at the Jackson Womenâ€™s Health Organization (JWHO) to obtain admitting privileges at a local hospital. Two abortionists at the facility were unable to get privileges at Jackson-area hospitals.
The ruling appears to directly contradict a March decision by the same court that upheld a Texas law requiring abortionists to have hospital admitting privileges. But the difference has to do with geography and the availability of abortions in the two states....
My sisters and brothers, please donate to Christian pregnancy crisis centres and to food banks â€” the 1st century Christians rescued many abandoned babies left to die by exposure, and now almost 2000 years later they still have a strong testimony â€” let's be a people who loves people!
"...First century Christians in Rome would rescue babies left to die of exposure and bring them home to raise as their own. In Corinth, Christians would provide residential care for prostitutes experiencing crisis pregnancies...."
â€” quote from the article: 'The sanctity of life,' by Brian Norton