Pro-Life Advocates Sue Jackson, Mississippi Over Law Banning Prayer Outside Abortion Clinic

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Pro-Life Advocates Sue Jackson, Mississippi Over Law Banning Prayer Outside Abortion Clinic

Pro-life advocates are challenging a new Jackson, Mississippi buffer zone ordinance that restricts them from prayer and peaceful sidewalk outreach outside the last abortion facility in the state. Sidewalk Advocates for Life filed the lawsuit Friday, challenging the ordinance as a violation of their constitutional right to free speech, the Clarion Ledger reports.

Jackson Mississippi Censors Pro-Lifers, Bans Praying Outside Local Abortion Center

City leaders in Jackson, Mississippi approved an ordinance Tuesday to restrict pro-life advocates’ peaceful outreach to women outside the state’s only abortion facility. Clarion Ledger reports the room was packed full of people when the Jackson City Council voted 3-1 on the buffer zone ordinance.