Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signs into law the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation

Alabama's Republican Gov. Kay Ivey announced Wednesday that she had signed into law a bill that bans abortions during any stage of pregnancy.

Alabama Governor Signs Nation’s Most Restrictive Abortion Law

States across the country are passing some of the most restrictive abortion laws in decades, setting up momentous court battles, while others seek to preserve access.

Alabama abortion law: Hector Bellerin calls on men to 'speak out' about strict US abortion laws

Spain and Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has called on more men to "speak out" after abortion laws became more strict in the US.

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.

Alabama ban on nearly all abortions in GOP governor’s hands

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey will now decide whether to sign legislation that would outlaw almost all abortions in the state as some conservatives seek to ignite legal fights in the hopes of getting the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit the landmark 1973 decision that made the procedure legal. The Alabama Legislature […] The post Alabama ban on nearly all abortions in GOP governor’s hands appeared first on

Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US

Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled state senate passed a bill Tuesday to outlaw abortion, making it a crime to perform the procedure at any stage of pregnancy.The strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban allows an exception only when the woman’s health is at serious risk, and sets up a legal battle that supporters hope will lead to the supreme court overturning its landmark ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. Continue reading...

Alabama's abortion ban shows the chilling effect of Brett Kavanaugh's appointment | Jill Filipovic

The goal of anti-abortion campaigners is to overturn Roe v Wade. With today’s radical, activist, rightwing supreme court, they may succeedThere is a war on American women.On Tuesday night, Alabama voted to outlaw abortion entirely. Doctors who perform the procedure could go to prison for 99 years, simply for providing healthcare that one in four American women obtains at some point in her life. The law offers no exception for rape or incest victims because, as the Republican lawmaker Clyde Chambliss said, “When God creates the miracle of life inside a woman’s womb, it is not our place as human beings to extinguish that life.” Continue reading...

Alabama governor signs bill banning nearly all abortion

firefoxAlabama’s governor on Wednesday signed into law the most restrictive abortion legislation in the nation, triggering a fight likely bound for the US Supreme Court. Gov. Kay Ivey said the Alabama Human Life Protection Act “stands as a powerful testament to Alabamian’s deeply held belief that every life is precious and that every life is...

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.         

Leslie Jones Unloads on the Alabama Senators Who Voted to Criminalize Abortion

On 'SNL,' cast member Leslie Jones had particularly harsh words for Alabama senators who voted to outlaw abortion.