Tears, defiance as Mississippi’s last abortion clinic learns Roe has fallen

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By Gabriella Borter JACKSON, Miss. (Reuters) – The decision that sealed the Pink House’s fate dropped shortly after 9 a.m. local time. “They ruled against Roe. Abortion is now illegal!” a protester yelled outside Mississippi’s only abortion clinic on Friday as word trickled out that the U.S. Supreme Court had overturned its landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, nicknamed the Pink House for its bubblegum-colored exterior, was thrust into the center of the country’s legal battle over abortion rights after the high court agreed to hear Mississippi’s challenge to R…

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