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Governor Phil Bryant Signs House Bill

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Location: Jackson, MS

Gov. Phil Bryant today signed House Bill 1390, a bill that requires all physicians associated with an abortion clinic in Mississippi to be board-certified or eligible obstetrics/gynecology physicians and have staff and admitting privileges at a local hospital.

Gov. Bryant issued the following statement upon signing the bill:

"I believe that all human life is precious, and as governor, I will work to ensure that the lives of the born and unborn are protected in Mississippi. This bill requires all physicians associated with an abortion clinic in Mississippi to be board-certified or eligible in obstetrics and gynecology. To further protect patient safety in the event of a complication during the procedure, this bill also requires the physician to have staff and admitting privileges at a local hospital."


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