Abortion-inducing drugs now state-regulated
Published: April 28,2013
JACKSON — Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a bill that regulates the prescription and use of abortion-inducing drugs.
He signed Senate Bill 2795, and it becomes law July 1.
It says a physician must be present when a woman takes drugs prescribed to end a pregnancy in its early weeks. It also says the woman must have a follow-up physical examination two weeks later.
The current practice at Mississippi’s only abortion clinic is for each woman to have a sonogram to determine how far along the pregnancy is. Those who take the prescription are given some of the medication at the clinic and the rest to take at home on subsequent days. The clinic advises women to have a follow-up exam three weeks later.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Twang & Tourism: The Country Music Trail
FOLLOW THE MBJ ON TWITTERMy Tweets
Top Posts & Pages
- Deal for Jackson-Orlando flights in works with Allegiant
- Baseball stadium for Farish Street? It’s possible
- State GOP chairman calls on McDaniel to hurry with challenge
- Explosion at Coast fish plant leaves one dead, three injured
- McCarthy hired as CFO of Mississippi Development Authority
- Former Gov. Musgrove pushing lawsuit to school districts
- Guns OK inside Mississippi polling places, attorney general says
- Former state lawmaker Green dies at home at age 62
- White House hotel making comeback in Biloxi
- 'Get on Up' movie premiers in Madison with Chadwick Boseman and Tate Taylor walking the red carpet