Louisiana Resolution Urging Support to Mississippi in Their Litigation Efforts to Ban Abortion After 15 Weeks (SCR 81)
This law was last updated on Sep 6, 2018
This law is Anti–Choice
Failed to Pass
Apr 17, 2018
Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 1
Full Bill Text
SCR 81 is a resolution requesting that Attorney General Jeff Landry aid the state of Mississippi in the defense of HB 1510, which prohibits elective abortion after fifteen weeks to the extent consistent with Louisiana state interests, including the filing of an amicus brief to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi and, if necessary, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and in the U.S. Supreme Court.
Companion resolution to HCR 71.
Resolution is in defense of Mississippi’s ban on abortions after 15 weeks, HB 1510. The law is currently blocked while it is being challenged in court (see Jackson Women’s Health Organization v. Currier).