The Jackson Women's Health Organization, the state's only remaining abortion clinic. Credit: Google Streetview

TODAY IN MISSISSIPPI: News from and about our state

New York Times report: Here’s what it takes to get an abortion in two states with distinct approaches. California is one of eight states that have no major abortion restrictions.

Mississippi is among the most restrictive states in the country. And with its single clinic and many abortion laws, it is effectively the most difficult state in which to get an abortion. Highlighted entries show the impact of restrictions.

Read the New York Times’ complete report here.


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