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Miss. nears earliest abortion ban in country
Mar13

Miss. nears earliest abortion ban in country

WASHINGTON (BP) — Mississippi stands on the verge of enacting the earliest ban on abortions in the United States. The state’s House of Representatives approved in a 75-34 vote Thursday (March 8) a bill that would prohibit abortions after 15 weeks’ gestation. The legislation — which the Senate passed 35-14 March 6 — will go to Gov. Phil Bryant, who has indicated he will sign it. The measure will lower...

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