City Council approves medical clinic buffer zones


SUPPORTERS SAY THE NEW ORDINANCE
WILL STOP HARASSMENT OUTSIDE. CRITICS BELIEVE IT WILL LIMIT
THEIR FREE SPEECH
RIGHTS. ABORTION CLINIC BUFFER ZONE
APPROVED. THE CITY COUNCIL VOTED
TUESDAY TO
RESTRICT HOW CLOSE PRO-LIFE
PROTESTE
CAN GET TO PATIENTS VISITING THE JACKSO
WOMEN’S HEALTH ORGANIZATIO
HAPPY THAT WE’VE MADE SOME GREAT
PROGRESS IT’S GOING TO GIVE
PEOPLE THE PERSONAL SPAC
THEY NEED INCREASE THE SAFET I’M NOT HAPPY ABOUT IT I FEEL
LIKE IT’S UNJUST IT’S JUST NOT
RIGHT TAKING AWAY OUR FREEDOM OF
SPEECH
THE NEW ORDINANCE PLACES A
15-FOOT BUFFER ZONE NEAR THE FRONT
ENTRANCE OF
HEALTH CARE FACILITIES IN THE
CITY, INCLUDING
THE STATE’S ONLY ABORTION CLINIC
   
 
FONDREN. IT ALSO REQUIRES JPD TO ENFORCE
THE
EXISTING NOISE ORDINANCE. IN THE MANNER THAT THEY DO IT
HARASSING AND TORMENTING THESE
WOMEN AND ALL THAT THAT’S
NOT GOOD. THEY PRESENTED IN A WAY WHERE
THEY ARE
BENDING OVER BACKWARDS TO
PRESENT
IT WHERE MIGHT PASS
CONSTITTIONAL MUSTER THE NEW LAW WAS APPROVED ON A
THREE
TO ONE VOTE. THE VOTE CAME AFTER MORE THAN A
DOZEN
PEOPLE INCLUDING STATE
AGRICULTURE
COMMISSIONER ANDY GIPSON SPOKE
OUT FO AND AGAINST A BUFFER ZONE. OFF ALL THE PEOPLE WHO
SPOKE AGAINST THIS ORDINANCE
NONE OF THEM LIVE IN THE CITY OF
JACKSON
I WAS RAISED IN JACKSON WENT TO
SCHOOL IN JACKSON ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL IN JACKSON RIGHT NOW
I DO NOT LIVE IN JACKSON AND I
GUESS SHE’S SAYING IF YOU DON’T
LIVE IN JACKSON YOU’RE NOT
WELCOME.  
 
 
 
THE NEW ORDINANCE TAKES EFFECT
IN 30 DAYS. OPPONENTS HAVEN’T SAID IF THEY JACKSON RIGHT NOW I DO NOT LIVE
IN JACKSON AND I GUESS SHE’S
SAYING IF YOU DON’T LIVE IN
JACKSON YOU’RE NOT WELCOME.  
 
 
 
THE NEW ORDINANCE TAKES EFFECT
IN 30 DAYS. OPPONENTS HAVEN’T SAID IF THEY
WILL FIL
SUIT TO STOP TO IT ROSS ADAMS 16 WAPT NEWS.  
 
 
 
THE CITY OF JACKSON HAS APPROVED
AN
EMERGENCY ORDER TO GIVE THE
JACKSON ZOO $13 THOUSAND DOLLARS TO PAY EMPLO

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