JACKSON, Miss. — A federal appeals court has drawn criticism for blocking a 2012 Mississippi law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at local hospitals.
“The issue has been so politicized that people don’t use their common sense when it comes to this issue,” said Dana Cody, president and executive director of Life Legal Defense Foundation, a nonprofit that provides legal assistance in pro-life cases.
“[For] any other surgery, the physician has admitting privileges somewhere. Why does abortion get a pass?” she said to CNA. Cody suggested that it is simply “more rhetoric to try to justify exploiting women.”
Cody responded to a July 29 decision by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court...READ MORE