This ban is dangerous and exceptionally cruel—and the bill’s authors want to use it to overturn Roe v. Wade. I've lived in that America and let me tell you: We are not going back—not now, not ever. We will fight this. And we will win.
Alabama lawmakers are making all abortions a felony punishable w jailtime,incl women victimized by rape+incest. Of course, no added punishments for rapists. It’s going to ‘s desk. She will decide the future of women’s rights in Alabama.
The Alabama legislature is ignoring science, criminalizing abortion, and punishing women. Instead, the government's role should be to make sure all women have access to comprehensive affordable care, and that includes safe and legal abortion.
Outrageous news coming out of Alabama. This law would effectively ban abortions in the state and criminalize doctors for doing their jobs - providing health care to women.
Breaking News: Alabama lawmakers voted to ban nearly all abortions and directly challenge Roe v. Wade. Under the measure, doctors could face 99 years in prison.
Cruel. Uninformed. Unconstitutional. In Alabama, the attacks on women's ability to exercise their constitutional right to abortion have reached a new low. We must keep fighting on every front to protect women's rights and save their lives.
Alabama’s abortion ban is a cruel and blatant attack on women—and it is part of a larger effort by extreme politicians to roll back #RoevWade. I’m going to fight these attacks every step of the way and I know women and men across the country are too.
This bill is an abomination. The choices a woman makes about her body should be between her and her doctor and no one else. We cannot go back to the dark ages of reproductive rights.
The measure now moves to the desk of Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey. Although the governor has not publicly committed to signing the legislation, many Republican lawmakers expect her support.
Gov. Kay Ivey of Alabama has signed into law a measure intended to ban abortions in most circumstances and challenge Roe v. Wade. Background here
The ability of women to control their own fertility forms an important basis for the enjoyment of their human rights.
BREAKING: Alabama Senate votes to ban nearly all abortions; Gov. Kay Ivey expected to sign the bill, setting stage for a legal fight that appears headed to the Supreme Court. Justice Kavanaugh will be key.
Alabama has approved one of the most restrictive abortion bans in decades. The aim: a trip to the Supreme Court and a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade. via ⁦
In the US state of Alabama, women are about to become second-class citizens, with the government denying them their fundamental right to control their own bodies.
“When God creates the miracle of life inside a woman’s womb,” he said, “it is not our place as human beings to extinguish that life.” Said the Republican about rape or incest.
The Alabama Senate took the bill up after an earlier debate descended into shouting and chaos. Tensions erupted, including some within the dominant Republican Party, over whether to include exceptions to the ban in cases of rape or incest.
A return to the dark ages, as a pretext to get Trump's SCOTUS to open the door to more state abortion bans
Sadly this is the most devastating threat to reproductive health since Roe v Wade. This should be unacceptable to anyone who cares about health — i.e., to all of us via ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
No exceptions for rape or incest. no respect for women, no respect for individual choice, no words that can justify this: Alabama Lawmakers Vote to Effectively Ban Abortion in the State
Alabama lawmakers just approved a measure designed to ban most abortions and challenge Roe v. Wade.
Alabama Lawmakers Vote to Effectively Ban Abortion in the State
Whole swaths of America are just as much an illiberal theocracy as the most backwards corners of the world you can name: “When God creates the miracle of life inside a woman’s womb,” he said, “it is not our place as human beings to extinguish that life.”
America is retreating to a horrific and deadly past. Women & doctors criminalized. No exceptions for rape or incest. What is this nation becoming?
This is *horrifying*. A statewide assault on women’s autonomy, which will harm women and their families. “The Alabama Senate approved a measure on Tuesday that would outlaw almost all abortions in the state...” via
Alabama Lawmakers Vote to Effectively Ban Abortion in the State
A terrible law, of course, and also terrible that American democracy has so degenerated into ideological polarization that throwing down this gauntlet could seem sane. In response, let us protect rights but also rebuild mutual respect and solidarity.
The latest news from Alabama is an outrageous attack on #womensrights and part of a global trend to undermine #humanrights and criminalize women
Alabama Lawmakers Vote to Effectively Ban #Abortion, A Direct Challenge to Landmark Roe v Wade Ruling via #ReproRights
Alabama Lawmakers Vote to Effectively Ban Abortion in the State
Told you: Alabama lawmakers voted to ban nearly all abortion, including for rape and incest, in a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade. Under the law, doctors would face 99 years in prison.
I fully expect these dipshits to go to town on the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments next. #MAGA
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