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Alabama - Latest News
May 14, 2019 - 08:57 pm .- Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law Wednesday a bill that will outlaw nearly all abortion in the state. The bill, which was passed by the Alabama Senate Tuesday night, is intended to be a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that declared unconstitutional state measures prohibiting abortion.
May 14, 2019 - 11:30 am .- Several states are considering new abortion measures, as the nation-wide trend of legislatures passing new laws to restrict or entrench access to abortion continues.
May 10, 2019 - 07:00 pm .- The Alabama Senate has delayed a vote on a bill to outlaw abortion, following a disagreement between Republican and Democratic state senators on Thursday over whether an exception for cases of rape or incest should be included in the bill.
May 3, 2019 - 11:30 am .- The Human Life Protection Act would mean doctors who perform abortion could face years in prison.
Apr 3, 2019 - 10:26 am .- New legislation in Alabama would ban all abortions in the state, except in cases where the mother faces a “serious health risk.”
Mar 9, 2019 - 04:30 pm .- In what is believed to be the first case of its kind in the United States, an attorney will represent the estate of an aborted child, after the father filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the six-week old fetus.
Mar 13, 2018 - 03:34 pm .- As a death row inmate in Alabama sues the state over a botched execution last month, a Catholic advocacy group said the case emphasize inherent flaws in capital punishment itself.