Alabama passes nation's strictest abortion ban, would send doctors to prison for procedure

(Worthy News) - Alabama lawmakers sent a bill to Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday that would put doctors in prison for 10 to 99 years if they provide abortions.

The measure would be the strictest abortion ban in the U.S. Lawmakers rejected an amendment 21-11 that would have created exemptions for rape or incest — provisions typically included in anti-abortion legislation. The bill, called the Human Life Protection Act, includes an exemption if a woman were to seek an abortion because her pregnancy threatens her health, and it wouldn't punish women for having an abortion.

If Ivey, a Republican, signs the bill into law, then it's likely to be immediately stopped by a federal judge because it violates Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion across the U.S. Still, it is one of several measures that red states are passing to try to force the justices to take up the issue under the court's more conservative makeup. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More...) ]

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10 thoughts on “Alabama passes nation's strictest abortion ban, would send doctors to prison for procedure”

  1. Well, it's about time we began to hold doctors accountable for at least some of the murders they commit in the name of "health care."

    This is an excellent place to begin.

  2. And true to form,

    1. Maryland’s Democratic Comptroller Peter Franchot states he plans to have his
    state's pension fund divest itself of Alabama.
    2. Colorado’s Democratic Secretary of State Jena Griswold called for a boycott of
    Alabama, plus more.
    3. The hashtag #BoycottAlabama gained momentum online, with activists
    calling for boycotts of products ranging from Mercedes-Benz cars to broiler
    chickens that are produced in Alabama (from Reuters).

    It only took US Pro-Lifer's how many decades to figure out that boycotting and defunding Planned Parenthood was the solution to end them? And as soon as people forgot about the expose of selling dead baby parts, the USA did an about face on defunding PP.

    And it is taking the ProChoice movement about a half-hour to show their hand. I never thought it could be said that the Republicans can't hold a candle to the Dems for domestic wars.

  3. While Missouri stands with Alabama, and those mothers who know God is on His Throne, and with the unborn.

    Faith is always tested, then our God will reward them.

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