Teen Mississippi Rape Victim Forced to Travel 500 Miles For Abortion, Report Says
The parents of a teenage Mississippi rape victim had to travel more than 500 miles to help their daughter obtain an abortion in Illinois, WAPT’s Megan West reported. The family told the local Jackson anchor that they learned their daughter was pregnant three days beyond Mississippi’s legal limit of six weeks.
Child Tax Credit Can Still Help Mississippi Families—Window to Apply Closes Soon
“The benefits of the Child Tax Credit help children today but also set them up for a brighter future,” Dr. Carr-Melvin writes.