Mississippi lawmakers are considering a measure to ban most abortions after 15 weeks, the Associated Press reported Thursday.
The move would challenge the U.S. Supreme Court’s rulings that states can’t restrict abortions before a fetus could live outside of the womb on its own.
On Tuesday, House Bill 1510 passed the Mississippi Senate and is a single House vote from being sent to the governor, who has vowed to sign it, the AP reported.
Mississippi has only one abortion clinic, and its owner is threatening to sue if the bill becomes law. State officials are anticipating the lawsuit, and don’t necessarily view it as a bad thing.
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