• Alabama Bill Could Almost Completely Ban Abortion

    11 days ago - By Teen Vogue

    The Alabama Senate passed a bill that could almost completely ban abortion in the state should it be signed into law.
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  • The Alabama Senate Voted To Effectively Ban Abortion In The State. What's Next?

    The Alabama Senate Voted To Effectively Ban Abortion In The State. What's Next?

    11 days ago - By Refinery29

    The Alabama Senate voted Tuesday night to ban abortion at any stage of gestation, except in cases in which the woman's life is in danger. The legislation makes no exceptions for rape or incest, after an amendment to include these cases failed to pass. House Bill 314, which makes performing an abortion a felony offense and would punish health providers with up to 99 years in prison, now goes to Republican Gov. Kay Ivey for a signature. If signed into law, HB 314 would go into effect after six months. Experts say the bill is unconstitutional, and it will likely be blocked by the courts...
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  • Alabama Senate Passes Most Restrictive Abortion Bill In U.S., Without Exception For Rape Or Incest

    11 days ago - By Essence

    The Alabama Senate pushed through a draconian abortion bill, the most restrictive one of its kind in this country, to the governor's desk on Tuesday night. The bill would call...
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  • Young Rape and Incest Victims Would Be Unable to Get Abortions Under Sweeping New Alabama Ban

    11 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    Alabama is on the verge of banning nearly all abortions, including those for victims of rape or incest - a move designed to push the Supreme Court to overturn its landmark Roe v. Wade decision guaranteeing abortion access nearly 50 years ago.
    The bill, which overwhelmingly passed the state Senate on Tuesday after earlier passage in the state House, awaits Gov. Kay Ivey's signature.
    A spokeswoman for Ivey told multiple news outlets she would not comment until reading the final version. However Ivey, a Republican, does not support abortions, AL.com reports .
    The ban makes performing or...
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