Mississippi Abortion Law Post-Dobbs

Mississippi is at the forefront of the states that will criminalize abortion following Roe’s overruling. Although in 2011, Mississippi voters rejected a constitutional amendment that would have enshrined protection for fetal personhood in the state’s constitution, lawmakers have been working hard to accomplish the same purpose through state statutes. These lawmakers appear to have been successful: On July 7, 2022, the last abortion provider in Mississippi closed its doors.