The Mississippi Medicaid program will be banned from spending money with any facility that performs elective abortions under a new law that takes effect July 1. Republican Sen. Joey Fillingane of Sumrall, the main sponsor of Senate Bill 2238, said Wednesday that the bill is aimed at blocking state tax dollars from going to … Continue reading Planned Parenthood Medicaid ban mostly for show, only $439 in state funds spent since 2013.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is signing a bill banning a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure, setting the state up for a possible legal challenge. House Bill 519, signed Friday, outlaws a procedure called dilation and evacuation unless an abortion is required to prevent a mother’s irreversible physical impairment. It would prohibit abortions extracting a live … Continue reading Gov. Bryant signs bill banning second-trimester abortion procedure
DeSoto County Representative-Elect Dana Criswell (R) led an initiative to send a letter to the Mississippi congressional delegation, pressing its members to vote against any spending bill that funds Planned Parenthood. “No member of the Mississippi delegation to the U.S. Congress should support any funding resolution or mechanism – an appropriations bill, … Continue reading State Rep-Elect Dana Criswell leads effort pressing MS Congressional Delgation to vote against funding Planned Parenthood.
On Sunday afternoon, October 4, Life Chains will again occupy U.S. and Canadian sidewalks. In Jackson, MS the Life Chain will be located at the corner of N. State St. and Fondren Pl. The time is from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. There we will pray and witness on behalf of voiceless fellow citizens—the … Continue reading Pro-Life MS to hold “Life Chain” event on October 4.
Jackson will be the site of a memorial service for unborn victims of abortion on Saturday, September 12. The service, part of the National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children, will take place at 12:30 p.m. at the corner of Mississippi St. and N. President St. This event comes in the wake of series … Continue reading Memorial for victims of abortion set for September 12 in Jackson.
BY: Bryan Fischer @BryanJFischer | AFA.net Hernan Cortez was the Spanish conquistador who conquered Mexico and claimed it for Spain in 1521. He defeated Montezuma and the Aztecs at present-day Mexico City with the help of virtually every other native tribe and nation in the region, all of whom wanted out from under Aztec tyranny. Why … Continue reading FISCHER: Planned Parenthood and the Aztecs
BY: Bryan Fischer @BryanJFischer | AFA.net The Donald Trump phenomenon continues unabated. He seems at this point to be virtually indestructible, after taking on America’s Sweetheart, Megyn Kelly, and not only living to tell about it but maintaining his double-digit polling lead over the rest of the GOP field. Many conservatives are enamored with Mr. Trump, … Continue reading FISCHER: Trump Supports Funding Planned Parenthood
BY: Bryan Fischer @BryanJFischer | AFA.net The subject of rape, incest and life of the mother as exceptions to bans on abortion came up at last night’s GOP presidential debate, and moderator Megyn Kelly proved to be dangerously wrong on this issue. Kelly was aghast that anyone would have any hesitation about approving an abortion to … Continue reading FISCHER: Megyn Kelly dead wrong: abortion never necessary to save life of mother
Mississippi asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to review a lower court decision blocking a law that would shut the state's sole abortion clinic. Mississippi is among several states that have passed laws requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their clinics. Some of the measures are … Continue reading Mississippi Asks Supreme Court to Review Ruling Blocking Abortion Law
It’s expected the legislation could lead to legal actions against abortion doctors in alleged botched abortion cases. The bill says: “Whenever the death of any person or of any unborn child shall be caused by any real, wrongful or negligent act or omission, or by such unsafe machinery, way or appliances as would, if death … Continue reading HB 1338 allows wrongful death suits on behalf of unborn