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Footballer Héctor Bellerín calls on sport to oppose Alabama abortion ban

Arsenal defender says ban also an issue for men, and garners support from Ian WrightHéctor Bellerín, the Arsenal and Spain defender, has challenged fellow football professionals to speak out against the abortion bill passed in Alabama, in the US, this week which would make it a crime to perform a termination at any stage of pregnancy, even in cases of rape and incest.Bellerín, 24, tweeted: “I wanted to see if anyone from our industry would speak out about the abortion bill, but I guess people ar...
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Alabama abortion ban: Should men have a say in the debate?

Many of the US states passing abortion bans have male-majority legislatures - does that matter?
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If Alabama were a country, this is how its abortion law would stack up

Alabama passed a near-total ban on abortion this week, strict enough to rival abortion rules in countries like Brunei, Guatemala and Syria.
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Alabama abortion ban: 'I had to give birth to my rapist's child'

Dina says Alabama's ban on abortion even in cases of rape and incest treats women as "an incubator".
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Man sets himself on fire outside Alabama Walmart

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — After a man set himself on fire outside a Walmart store in Alabama, authorities say they are trying to understand why he did it. Athens Fire Chief Floyd Johnson tells news outlets that a man doused himself with gasoline and ran into the store before coming outside and setting himself ablaze. […]
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RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel says she personally opposes portions of Alabama's abortion law

RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said she believes there should have been exceptions for rape or incest in Alabama's new law.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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'An utter disgrace': 2020 Democrats denounce Alabama's near-total abortion ban

The Alabama abortion law is one of the most restrictive in the U.S.
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I was 12 years old and pregnant. Alabama's abortion ban bill would punish girls like me.

Critics might say I'm the exception, not the norm, but that's exactly why abortion cannot be dictated by legislators. Every pregnancy is unique.
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'Today is a dark day for women': Planned Parenthood vows to challenge Alabama abortion ban

Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US.
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How does Alabama's near-total abortion ban bill compare to Georgia's 'fetal heartbeat' law?

Georgia passed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the US. How does Alabama's abortion bill legislators are currently weighing stack up?
Tags: News, US, Alabama, Georgia


Northern Ireland’s Abortion Laws Are Even Worse Than Alabama’s

Women in Northern Ireland have faced a harsh reality for ages.
Tags: News, Alabama, Northern Ireland


Missouri’s GOP-led Legislature Passes Bill to Ban Abortion From 8 Weeks

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature on Friday approved a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, joining Alabama and other states that have moved to severely restrict the procedure. Republican Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign the bill. The ban would be among the most restrictive in the U.S.…
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Alabama, Gop, Missouri, Legislature, Jefferson City Mo Missouri, Abortion Ban, Onetime, Mike Parson


Abortion bills at nexus of national debate among states

Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.
Tags: News, Alabama, South and Midwest


Alabama's 'pro-life' governor is a hypocrite

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed into law an extreme abortion ban, citing "Alabamians' deeply held belief that every life is precious and that every life is a sacred gift from God."
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RNC chairwoman says Alabama abortion law goes too far

Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Friday that she believes the newly passed bill in Alabama that effectively bans abortion in the state goes too far.
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‘I Don’t Even Know How to Talk to the Other Side About This’

Abortion legislation in Alabama has stoked strong opinions, and the differences between them are stark.
Tags: News, Alabama, Abortion, Kay, Ivey, Law and Legislation, Women and Girls, State Legislatures, Roe v Wade (Supreme Court Decision


RNC Chair Calls Lack Of Rape, Incest Exceptions On Abortion Bans ‘Egregious’

The chair of the Republican National Committee said Friday that she “personally” is in favor of abortion bans that include exceptions for rape and incest and called the test case in Ohio of an impregnated 12-year-old girl who was raped and would be forced to carry a child under the state’s fetal heartbeat law “egregious.” When asked about the test case by CNN’s Alisyn Camerota, Ronna McDaniel cut her off. “And that’s egregious, I mean, that’s — my heart goes out to that little girl,” McDaniel...
Tags: News, Alabama, Cnn, House, Ohio, Republican National Committee, Rnc, McDaniel, Tom Perez, Kevin McCarthy R CA, Democratic National Committee Chair, CAMEROTA, Ronna McDaniel, Nicole Lafond, Alabama Abortion Law, Alisyn Camerota Ronna McDaniel


Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry?

The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti-abortion laws in Alabama and other states.
Tags: New York, News, Alabama, Abortion, Sexual Harassment, Kirsten Gillibrand, Campaign Finance, New York State, Democratic Party, Gillibrand, United States Politics and Government, Primaries and Caucuses, Kirsten E, Presidential Election of 2020, Polls and Public Opinion


Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A lawyer for a condemned inmate said he hoped Gov. Kay Ivey might a grant clemency request and block the execution after she talked about her belief that “life is precious” in signing a bill to virtually outlaw abortion in Alabama. It wasn’t to be. Michael Brandon Samra was put to […]
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After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans

Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Alabama, Missouri, Usa Today, South and Midwest


Alisyn Camerota and RNC chair spar over Alabama abortion law

CNN's Alisyn Camerota asks RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel how she feels about the recent abortion law that was passed in Alabama.
Tags: News, Alabama, Cnn, Stories, Rnc, Alisyn Camerota, Ronna McDaniel


Camerota and RNC chair spar over Alabama abortion law

CNN's Alisyn Camerota asks RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel how she feels about the recent abortion law that was passed in Alabama.
Tags: News, Alabama, Cnn, Stories, Rnc, Alisyn Camerota, CAMEROTA, Ronna McDaniel


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) On Alabama Abortion Bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has concerns for Roe v. Wade, after Alabama lawmakers passed a near-total ban on abortion.
Tags: News, Alabama, House, Nancy Pelosi, Bill, Roe


Trump takes war on abortion worldwide as policy cuts off funds

Sexual health organisations warn women will die if they are forced to seek DIY abortions‘We have to fight’: Alabama’s extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activismThe Trump administration has taken its war on abortion worldwide, cutting off all funding to any overseas organisation or clinic that will not agree to a complete ban on even discussing it.The Mexico City policy, dubbed the ‘global gag’ by its critics, denies US federal funds to any organisation involved in providing abortion services o...
Tags: Health, Africa, Women, US, Alabama, Society, World news, US news, US politics, Ronald Reagan, Mexico City, Abortion, Reproductive Rights, Sexual health, Trump, Trump Administration


US more anti-abortion than other developed countries - global poll

America on a par with India and Turkey, with almost half finding abortion unacceptableThe US is much more hostile to abortion than other countries in the developed world, with more Americans opposed to terminations than supportive, according to a survey of 23 of the world’s biggest countries.The YouGov-Cambridge Globalism survey, which was conducted before this week’s move in Alabama to impose the strictest abortion legislation anywhere in the US, found 46% of Americans said abortion was unaccep...
Tags: Health, India, Women, US, Alabama, America, Life and style, Society, World news, Turkey, US news, Global development, Abortion, Reproductive Rights, Reproductive rights (developing countries, YouGov Cambridge Globalism


Maryland official urges divesting from Alabama over abortion

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s comptroller says he’s urging the state’s pension system to divest itself from Alabama-based companies due to the state’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban. In a Facebook post Thursday, Comptroller Peter Franchot said the law was “a malicious assault on the rights and protections of women everywhere.” Franchot, a Democrat elected in a […]
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Stephen Colbert jabs at Alabama's anti-abortion law

Late-night comedians give their take on the current restrictive abortion law that was passed in Alabama.
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Fact check: Is Alabama's anti-abortion law likely to go into effect?

On Tuesday, the Alabama Senate passed and on Wednesday Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law the most restrictive abortion bill in the country -- a near-total ban on all abortions. According to Eric Johnston, president of the Alabama Pro-Life Coalition, who helped craft the legislation, the bill was specifically designed to go to the Supreme Court and challenge Roe v. Wade.
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Alabama, Stories, Alabama Senate, Eric Johnston, Kay Ivey, Alabama Pro Life Coalition


Alabama doctor: Why I won't stop providing abortions

On Wednesday, Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that would ban nearly all abortion care in my home state of Alabama. Not surprisingly, a media frenzy ensued. #Alabamaabortionban trended on Twitter, an airplane circled the state capitol proclaiming "Abortion is OK" and reporters called me nonstop for comment.
Tags: News, Alabama, Stories, Kay Ivey


Alabama doc: I won't stop providing abortions

On Wednesday, Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that would ban nearly all abortion care in my home state of Alabama. Not surprisingly, a media frenzy ensued. #Alabamaabortionban trended on Twitter, an airplane circled the state capitol proclaiming "Abortion is OK" and reporters called me nonstop for comment.
Tags: News, Alabama, Stories, Kay Ivey



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