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Alabama - Latest News
Sep 14, 2020 - 05:53 pm .- The medical director at an abortion clinic in Tuscaloosa, Alabama has had her license to practice medicine suspended, with officials saying she lied on her application.
Apr 8, 2020 - 06:00 pm .- The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has resolved a disability rights case with Alabama after the state removed controversial triage guidelines recommending that people with severe intellectual disabilities be denied ventilators in the event of shortages at medical facilities.
Mar 6, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- Late Thursday evening, the state of Alabama executed 43 year-old Nathaniel Woods by lethal injection.
Feb 14, 2020 - 12:30 pm .- An Alabama state representative has introduced a bill that would require men of a certain age or state to have a vasectomy.
Oct 29, 2019 - 11:38 am .- A federal judge on Tuesday blocked an Alabama law banning most abortions, which passed in May, from going into effect on the planned date of Nov. 15.
Sep 3, 2019 - 12:28 pm .- A judge in Alabama has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a six-week old aborted baby.
Jun 28, 2019 - 02:45 pm .- The Supreme Court announced on Friday that it will not hear a case regarding an Alabama law banning abortions by dismemberment, allowing a lower court ruling against the legislation to stand.  
Jun 5, 2019 - 11:23 am .- The mayor of a small town in Alabama has apologized after posting on Facebook that the only way to reclaim America is to kill gay and transgender people, abortionists, and socialists.
May 23, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- Kiessling was conceived when her biological mother was abducted at knifepoint and raped. She said that she owes her birth to abortion having been illegal at the time.
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.

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