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Here's What You Need To Know About The Alabama Abortion Law


Governor Kay Ivey signed the Bill on Wednesday, banning nearly all abortions in the state. This week Alabama passed a frightening total abortion ban and even refused to pass an amendment in the case of incest or rape. The rule keeps abortion care out of reach for many low-income and marginalized women who rely on Medicaid and the Indian Health Service for their healthcare.

It also includes a so-called "trigger" function, meaning that if Roe v. Wade is overturned by the Supreme Court, abortion will automatically become illegal in Missouri. Now a Republican Delegate in Virginia says that he will fight to win the governor's mansion as well as keep the narrow majority in the state's legislature for the objective of bringing near-total abortion to the state.

"There is no such thing, no such thing as consensual rape", she said.

-Sen. Elizabeth WarrenDenouncing extremists for throwing women's rights and the country into a "dark moment", Warren wrote in a Medium post and on Twitter that advocates, especially those in Congress, must fight against the GOP's anti-choice agenda.

"The court may not have an interest in addressing abortion at all for now", Ziegler said.

Earlier this month, Georgia passed similar legislation, banning all abortions after six weeks, following similar laws in MS and Ohio.

"I really don't believe all the hype that the Supreme Court is going to overturn Roe", Gostin said. "It would take away its legitimacy".

She would also prohibit states from limiting access to the medications that are used to perform abortions.

This, he said, would affect women of colour and poor, uneducated or rural women in particular.

"They will be able to travel to California, New York, DC".

US Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has called for overhauling federal law to ensure women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in states like Alabama and OH to enact bans. Electoral powerhouses Florida and Texas are considering following suit.

Democratic California Sen. Kamala Harris, one of 23 Democrats running for president in 2020, told reporters that women will die as a result of tighter abortion laws, USA Today reported.

Alabama officials say their law is created to take on the Supreme Court's 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of NY, also a 2020 candidate, said, "This is a war on women, and it is time to fight like hell".

Instead, I say, they'll be able to feel they can come home, be loved and embraced by their father as we are all loved and embraced by God - and have their baby.