Bryant pulls anti-abortion activist's nomination

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Posted: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 12:00 am

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said Monday he's withdrawing his nomination of anti-abortion activist Terri Herring of Ridgeland to the state Board of Health.

Bryant's decision came after The Associated Press questioned whether Bryant was fulfilling requirements of a state law that specifies the board's 11 members must come from certain parts of the state.

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