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Supreme Court Strikes Down Roe v. Wade in Mississippi Abortion Ban Case

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade this morning, paving the way for states like Mississippi to restrict abortion access to a greater extent than any time in the last half century. The ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization immediately allows Mississippi’s ban on nearly all abortions after 15 weeks to go into effect.

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AG Fitch Asks Court to Block Vaccine Mandate For Hospital, Nursing Home Workers

For the third time this month, Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch is asking a federal court to block one of President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates. In a lawsuit filed with the U.S. Western District Court of Louisiana’s Monroe Division, she joined 12 other attorneys general in asking a federal judge to halt enforcement of a vaccine mandate affecting 17 million health-care workers, including those at hospitals and nursing homes.

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Mississippi Attorney General Asks Supreme Court to Overrule Roe v. Wade, Calling Case ‘Overwhelming’

Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch today urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that upheld a woman’s right to an abortion before fetal viability. The brief is part of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case the nation’s high court is set to hear in the fall over Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban.

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