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Mississippi's Only Abortion Clinic May Be Shut Down

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Published on Nov 30, 2012

"The owners of Mississippi's only abortion clinic are headed back to federal court in another attempt to stop a new state law which could close its doors -- effectively banning abortion in the state.

The Jackson Women's Health Organization filed for a preliminary injunction Wednesday to delay enforcement of the new law. Clinic officials say House Bill 1390, which was signed into law in April, imposes unnecessary guidelines and requires abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. The clinic's doctors have been unable to gain those privileges.

"We've done everything we can to comply with this law and have been shut down at every juncture," said Diane Derzis, the clinic's president and owner."*

Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss the last abortion clinic in Mississippi being shut down and the unlikelihood that any others will be opened. Is this a way of skirting the Constitution?

*Read more from Rick Phillips/ CNN:
http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/28/us/miss...

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