. Mississippi’s last abortion clinic at center of US debate « JO LEE MAGAZINE

AP  — The bright pink building in an eclectic neighborhood of Mississippi’s capital goes by different names. To the anti-abortion protesters whose demonstrations have sparked a noise ordinance, it is an “abortion mill.” To those who work and volunteer there, the facility known as the “pink house” provides the last safe haven in Mississippi for women who choose to have an abortion.

Now, the only abortion clinic in Mississippi is facing what could be its biggest challenge. The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that it will hear arguments this fall over a Mississippi law that would limit abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy — a case designed to test how far a conservative court is willing to go to restrict the right to an abortion.

Learn more about recent attacks on reproductive rights at the Associated Press.

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Pam Miller, an anti-abortion sidewalk counselor, left, speaks through the tarp draped fencing of the Jackson Women’s Health Organization clinic, to an incoming patient at the front of the “pink house,” while clinic escort Kim Gibson counters her statements, Thursday, May 20, 2021.

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