House GOP Leader Says Alabama Abortion Law Goes Too Far

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the House minority leader, told reporters that the law, which doesn't allow exceptions for abortions in cases of rape and incest, "goes further than I believe."

  • Published 16 May 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top House Republican said Thursday that Alabama's new state law banning almost all abortions goes too far. California Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the House minority leader, told reporters that the law, which doesn't allow exceptions for abortions in cases of rape and incest, "goes further than I believe." McCarthy said he believes in "exceptions for rape, incest and life of the mother." McCarthy wouldn't take a stand on whether the Supreme Court… Read at AP News