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Topic - Diane Derzis
An Alabama judge ruled Thursday that a doctor who has been providing abortions in a closed Birmingham clinic is himself operating without a proper license and must stop immediately.
Mississippi's only abortion clinic was open Monday after a federal judge temporarily blocked the enforcement of a law that the clinic says could effectively regulate it out of business.
The trial is winding down for a former NASA-affiliated computer specialist who says he was fired because of his belief in intelligent design.
At least 75 bills to restrict abortion passed one state legislative chamber in the first quarter of 2012, the Guttmacher Institute said Friday.
Mississippi's abortion laws, already among the strictest in the nation, are poised to become even tighter after a push by social conservatives to shut down the state's only clinic providing the procedure.
In this April 15, 2013 photograph, Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic owner Diane Derzis, right, is followed by abortion opponent Chet Gallagher of Las Vegas, outside her business in Jackson, Miss. Derzis says she’s not bothered by protesters who call her “baby killer” or pray outside the abortion clinics she owns in the South.
In this July 2, 2012 file photograph, Jackson Women's Health Organization owner Diane Derzis, tells reporters that is is "business as usual," for Mississippi's only abortion clinic in Jackson, Miss. Derzis says she’s not bothered by protesters who call her “baby killer” or pray outside the abortion clinics she owns in the South.