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

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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…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/may/14/abortion-bill-alabama-passes-ban-six-weeks-us-no-exemptions-vote-latest

Author : Erin Durkin in Montgomery, Alabama, and Jessica Glenza in New York

Publish date : 2019-05-15 01:44:12

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