Alabama Ban on Nearly All Abortions in GOP Governor’s Hands

The passage by a wide margin in the GOP-led Alabama Senate shifts the spotlight to Gov. Kay Ivey, who's long identified as anti-abortion.

  • Published 15 May 2019
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have the strictest abortion law in the country. The legislation would make performing an abortion a felony at any stage of pregnancy with almost no exceptions. The passage Tuesday by a wide margin in the GOP-led Senate shifts the spotlight to Gov. Kay Ivey, a fixture in… Read at AP News