Legislature passes bill requiring safer administration of abortion inducing drugs.

By MississippI PEP Staff | April 4th, 2013 at 6:12 am

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Filed Under: Abortion, Angela Hill, Brice Wiggins, Governor, health, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Politics, Public Safety

A bill headed to Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says a physician would have to be present when a woman takes abortion-inducing drugs.

Senate Bill 2795 also says the woman would have to return to the doctor’s office two weeks later for a follow-up examination.

With little explanation and no debate, the Senate passed the final version of the bill 46-6 on Wednesday. The House passed it 84-30 Friday.

Supporters say the bill is designed to prevent the practice of the drugs being administered by someone from a remote location while communicating by phone or webcam.

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