A federal judge has issued an order temporarily blocking implementation of a Mississippi ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
The appeals will continue. Mississippi is
There’s this in Think Progress, though, about the fetus obsession of Mississippi politicians:
Republican Gov. Phil Bryant has said he aims to make Mississippi the safest place in America for an unborn child, but the state is faring poorly when it comes to protecting infants and children. According to a 2018 report by the United Health Foundation, Mississippi is ranked as the worst state in the country for clinical care for children and has the highest infant mortality and premature death rates.
Mississippi also tried
Mississippi also refused to participate in the Medicaid expansion program because why should one of the poorest states need health coverage for families?
Bryant may protect fetuses, but he’s doing a damn poor job of protecting living children.