Alabama abortion law


Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve

firefoxA lawyer for a condemned inmate said he hoped Gov. Kay Ivey might a grant clemency request and block the execution after she talked about her belief that "life is precious" in signing a bill to virtually outlaw abortion in Alabama.


Leslie Jones rips Alabama abortion law on 'SNL': 'You can't tell me what to do with my body'

firefoxOn the heels of the Alabama state Senate passing US’ most restrictive abortion legislation, "Saturday Night Live" tackled the topic twice during its Season 44 finale.


Republican National Committee chairwoman says she is personally opposed to Alabama abortion law

During a television interview, Ronna McDaniel said she would like to see exceptions made in some cases.


Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law

firefoxAlabama's new anti-abortion law drew the fire of "Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones, who proclaimed, "You can't tell me what to do with my body" on the show.


US briefing: Pompeo and Putin, China tariffs and Alabama abortion law

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Alabama abortion law an example of 'emboldened' GOP state houses after Kavanaugh replaced Kennedy, Thiessen says

firefoxAlabama's new abortion law and other states' pending measures are examples of "emboldened" Republican-majority legislatures in the wake of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh filling retired Justice Anthony Kennedy's seat.


Televangelist Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion law 'has gone too far,' is 'ill-considered'

firefoxLongtime televangelist Pat Robertson, who opposes abortion, criticized Alabama's near-total abortion ban that is now the nation's most restrictive.         


Trump signals Alabama abortion law goes too far but stresses he’s ‘strongly pro-life’

In a late-night Twitter thread, the president urged Republicans to instead stay united on the issue.


After Alabama Abortion Law, 3 Democrats Propose a New Strategy

Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren are taking an aggressive approach in a debate whose terms have long been set by conservatives.


Alabama abortion law faces lengthy appeals process

firefoxA precise timeline can’t be calculated, but lawsuits are certain.