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Abortion ban: Georgia prosecutors refuse to enforce 'heartbeat' law

District lawyers in Georgia have announced they will not prosecute women for getting an abortion after the US state effectively banned the procedure.Georgia governor Brian Kemp signed the controversial “heartbeat” abortion ban into law earlier in the month – giving the southern state one of the most restrictive laws in the US.The legislation, which has provoked outrage among women’s rights groups, bans abortion once cardiac activity can be detected in an embryo. This can be as early as six weeks...
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'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban

Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefs People walk to the Alabama state capitol during the March for Reproductive Freedom against the state’s new abortion law, in Montgomery, Alabama, on 19 May. Photograph: Michael Spooneybarger/Reuters Three major Alabama newspapers devoted their Sunday editions to letters from women across the state, offering an expansive look into the reactions after a nearly all-mal...
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Is Roe v. Wade on life support?

In a 5-4 ruling last week, the United States Supreme Court tossed out a precedent that had stood for 40 years, and that might mean Roe v. Wade is on life support. Or not. Monday’s ruling had nothing to do with abortion laws. The case was Franchise Tax Board of California v. Hyatt, and the issue was whether the state of California could be sued in a Nevada court or whether states have sovereign immunity from private lawsuits in the courts of other states. Justice Clarence Thomas, writing for the ...
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Rape victim who had illegal abortion aged 13 condemns Alabama's new law as 'abomination'

A rape victim who had an illegal abortion at the age of 13 has argued that Alabama’s new law mandating a near total ban on abortion is an “abomination” which punishes “the woman for being a woman”.Maralyn Mosley, an 81-year-old, had her first illegal abortion 22 years before Roe v Wade – the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalised abortion nationwide in 1973.After being raped by a tenant at her aunt’s Birmingham boarding house, Ms Mosley's mother took her to a woman the community went...
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What'd you miss?

Things to catch up on from the week: “Empire” will end after Season 6, and there are still “no plans” for Jussie Smollett’s return. Anjelica Huston spilled juicy gossip about ex Jack Nicholson. Kylie Jenner will be launching a new baby product line. Lamar Odom opened up about his sex addiction. And Rihanna slammed Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey for signing a controversial abortion bill.
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Democrats Unhinged Over Alabama’s Abortion Bill

Democrats Unhinged Over Alabama's Abortion Bill U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Alabama's mostly Republican lawmakers and governor passed a strong abortion ban this week, and liberals are fit to be tied. “Today, I signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act, a bill that was approved by overwhelming majorities in both chambers of the legislature,” said Gov. Kay Ivey. “To the bill's many supporters, this legislation stands as a powerful testament to Alabamians' deeply held belief that every ...
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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey just signed the most restrictive abortion law in the US. Where does she stand on adoption, birth control?

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.
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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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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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‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism

Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsAs strict anti-abortion laws spread across the US, pro-choice Americans are organizing on multiple fronts to protect women’s access to abortions: from local women’s rights groups boasting record donations to high-powered national organizations planning legal action and electoral strategies, to economic boycotts of states passing the laws.The strictest of the recent laws ...
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Alabama abortion clinic forced to reassure women it is still open as top Republican admits ban 'goes too far'

Campaigners at an Alabama abortion clinic have been forced to reassure women it is still open following the state’s ban on terminations.The Power House refuge in Montgomery, which is next door to and supports the state capital's only abortion clinic, has reportedly been flooded with calls from women worried they will not be able to access treatment.Volunteer Bianca Cameron-Schwiesow told NBC News: “They’re asking, ‘Can we still come in? Are you still open?’ They’re in a panic and they’re sca...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Alabama executes murderer one day after signing near-total ban on abortions to ‘protect life’

Alabama executed a convicted murderer on Thursday, a day after the state enacted a near-total ban on abortions — two actions on contentious social issues that often have people across the political spectrum invoking the sanctity of human life.“It’s a contradiction that I always observed,” said Hannah Cox, the national manager of Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty, an advocacy group. Approving of executions, Ms Cox said, is “a stance that cheapens the pro-life argument.”Ms Cox, who i...
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Opinion: 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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Author Of Alabama Restrictive Abortion Bill Wants To Revisit Roe V. Wade Decision

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed a legislation that bans abortion in almost all cases. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Eric Johnson, Alabama Pro-Life Coalition president, who wrote the bill.
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Let physicians help women with unwanted pregnancies

Re: “Alabama governor invokes God in banning nearly all abortions”: As a physician and abortion provider in training, I am deeply saddened by the Alabama law that was signed by Gov. Kay Ivey. I have seen pregnant victims of rape, pregnant teens, and pregnant women without financial or social support to start a family. With […]
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Gillibrand: As President, I’d Seek to Codify Abortion Rights

Her comments came one day after Republican Gov. Kay Ivey of Alabama signed into law the nation's strictest abortion ban.
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You Can Still Get An Abortion In Alabama & Georgia

Abortion is still legal in Alabama and Georgia, but you wouldn't know it from the rapid spread of misinformation and alarming headlines following the passage of two of the most extreme abortion bans in the nation.On Wednesday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a measure banning all abortions at any point during gestation, except in cases where the woman's life is in danger. The law is the nation's strictest abortion ban. Just a few days before, Georgia became the fourth state this year alone to ban ...
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This Haunting Portrayal Of Abortion Is Just A Glimpse Of What’s To Come

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed House Bill 314 into law Wednesday, making performing abortions at any stage of a woman’s pregnancy a felony in the state. The bill provides no exceptions for cases of rape or incest; the only exception is if the woman’s life is in danger.The severity of this legislation could have enormous consequences, not the least being the potential to be challenged in court and thus opening the possibility to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that...
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Trump and the politics of abortion

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law a controversial abortion bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with life in prison. CNN's John Avlon breaks down how Americans feel about the politics of abortion and President Trump's hand in it.
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Alabama Abortion Law Could Make Its Way To The Supreme Court

Gov. Kay Ivey has signed into law the nation's toughest anti-abortion law. It bans abortions except in cases of a serious health risk to the mother. There is no exception for rape or incest.
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‘The Time Is Now’: States Are Rushing to Restrict Abortion, or to Protect It

States across the country are passing some of the most restrictive abortion laws in decades, including in Alabama, where Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill effectively banning the procedure.
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Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law

U.S. abortion rights activists had already vowed to go to court to block enforcement of the Alabama measure, the strictest anti-abortion law yet enacted with the intention of provoking reconsideration of the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling. Governor Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed the measure a day after the Republican-controlled state Senate approved the ban and rejected a Democratic-backed amendment to allow abortions for women and girls impregnated by rape or incest. "To the bill’s many supporters, ...
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Alabama's restrictive abortion bill is now law

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed into law an abortion bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with life in prison
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Abortion Funds Bombarded With Donations in Panic Over Alabama Ban

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily BeastThe extreme anti-abortion bill signed into law in Alabama on Wednesday sent shock waves far across state lines, crystallizing the growing challenge to Roe v. Wade and triggering record donations to groups bent on making sure women can safely end unwanted pregnancies.Late Tuesday, Alabama lawmakers voted in a ban on almost all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape or incest. Gov. Kay Ivey signed it Wednesday, making it the strictest ...
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‘The Time Is Now’: States Are Rushing to Restrict Abortion, or to Protect It

States across the country are passing some of the most restrictive abortion laws in decades, including in Alabama, where Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill effectively banning the procedure.
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Nation's most restrictive abortion bill passed by all men

Abortion rights activists are demanding a nationwide response after Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law a bill that makes abortion a felony in the state. CNN's Dianne Gallagher reports.
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Abortion restrictions carry political risk for Republicans in 2020

The move by states like Alabama, Georgia and Ohio to impose drastic restrictions on abortion could bolster Republicans' support from religious voters wary of President Donald Trump but risks alienating moderates, political experts said on Wednesday. Ahead of the 2020 election, when Democrats will try to parlay support among women voters to oust Trump from office, the issue of abortion is already featuring prominently in many Democratic candidates' case to voters. Most of the Democrats seeking ...
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