2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 3 - Crimes Against the Person.
97-3-5 - Abortion; advertisement, sale or gift of drugs or instruments.
§ 97-3-5. Abortion; advertisement, sale or gift of drugs or instruments.
A person who sells, lends, gives away, or in any manner exhibits, or offers to sell, lend, or give away, or has in his possession with intent to sell, lend, or give away, or advertises or offers for sale, loan or distribution any instrument or article, or any drug or medicine, for causing unlawful abortion; or who writes or prints, or causes to be written or printed, a card, circular, pamphlet, advertisement, or notice of any kind, or gives information orally, stating when, where, how, of whom, or by what means such article or medicine can be purchased or obtained, or who manufactures any such article or medicine, is guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction, shall be punished by fine not less than twenty-five dollars ($25.00) nor more than two hundred dollars ($200.00), and by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding three (3) months.
Sources: Codes, 1892, § 1217; 1906, § 1293; Hemingway's 1917, § 1026; 1930, § 1057; 1942, § 2289; Laws, 1970, ch. 344, § 1, eff from and after passage (approved March 4, 1970).
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