Miss. Rep: Abortion Clinic Regulation Protects Women
July 10, 2012
A U.S. District Court will hear arguments Wednesday about a controversial law that could close Mississippi's only abortion clinic. Opponents say the law is aimed at closing the clinic and limiting access to abortions in the state. But the law's author, Mississippi State Representative Sam Mims, tells guest host Maria Hinojosa that it's all about protecting women's health and safety.
Thanks to a recent ruling of the Virginia Supreme Court in Richmond, developers now have a green light to start demolishing a series of old abandoned warehouses and building structures in Alexandria that are much larger than what's there now.
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