Alabama is ready to outlaw virtually al* abortions, in an effort to get the supreme court to revers* protections for abortion rights nationwide.
The state senate voted 25 to six last night?
Passing a bill that already cleared the house overwhelming ly.
But the bill is causing controversy?
For several reasons.
It does not include exceptions for victims of rape or incest.
The bill does include a provision?
Saying doctors who perform any abortio?
Related acts, except to save a mother's life?
Can be prosecuted.
Doctors who break the law?
If it takes effect?
Could face up to 99 years in prison.
Unlike measures in other states, alabama's bill would no* punish women receiving abortions.
There are 35 members in the alabama senate.
Only four of them are women.
All 27 republicans in the alabama state senate?
"you don't know, what you don't know, because you've never been pregnant//it's the choice of two people (that's right) but it seems like only one is being thrown under the bus here."
Chaos erupted in the state senate last week over an amendment that would have made abortions legal in rape and incest cases.
But last night?
When it came up for a vote?
Incest and rape cases were not included.
So far, six states have passed "fetal heartbeat" bills?
Banning abortions after six weeks?
Often before a woman even knows