Rob McDuff

Attorney Rob McDuff, left, an attorney representing the Jackson Women's Health Organization, argues on behalf of the state's only abortion clinic, for a lawsuit filed by them to remain open by blocking a law that would ban most abortions in the state, before Special Chancellor Debbra K. Halford, right, in Hinds County Chancery Court, Tuesday, July 5, 2022, in Jackson, Miss. On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending constitutional protections for abortion. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, Pool)

Miss. abortion law to go into effect Thursday

A trigger law on abortion has cleared its final hurdle in Mississippi. The Jackson Women’s Health Organization in lost yet another legal challenge to the state’s coming restrictions on abortion. On Tuesday, a judge struck down the abortion clinic’s attempt to temporarily block the law that would ban most abortions.