Mississippi officials defend ‘heartbeat’ abortion law

U.S. 04/18/19, 09:32

The office of Mississippi's Democratic attorney general filed papers this week defending a law that bans most abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, as early as six weeks into pregnancy.It's one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation. ...

Republican lt. governor enters Mississippi governor’s race

U.S. 01/03/19, 17:37

Second-term Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves entered the Mississippi governor's race Thursday, saying he wants to protect taxpayers and oppose the values of "Hollywood and Washington, D.C." Reeves, 44, of Flowood, filed qualifying papers at the state Republican Party headquarters, ending ...

Mississippi will seek to revive law on 15-week abortion ban

U.S. 11/23/18, 18:46

Mississippi's attorney general said Friday that he will appeal a federal judge's ruling that struck down one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the United States.U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves ruled Tuesday that a Mississippi law banning most abortions ...

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