Alabama Senate Heads Toward Vote on Abortion Ban Measure

Supporters said the bill is intentionally designed to conflict with the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.

  • Published 14 May 2019

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers headed to a Tuesday night vote on bill to outlaw almost all abortions in the state, the latest conservative state to try and enact new restrictions on abortion access. The bill before the GOP-dominated Alabama Senate would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable by up to 99 years or life in prison. The only exception would be when the woman's health is at… Read at AP News