‘Here We Go Again’: Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion Ban

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves is the same judge who struck down a 2018 Mississippi law to ban abortion at 15 weeks.

  • Published 24 May 2019

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, at about six weeks of pregnancy. "Here we go again," U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves wrote in his order. "Mississippi has passed another law banning abortions prior to viability." His new order stops the law from taking effect July 1. Reeves is the same judge who struck down a 2018… Read at AP News