Alabama governor Kay Ivey signs bill banning nearly all abortions
“To the bill’s many supporters, this legislation stands as a powerful testament to Alabamians’ deeply held belief that every life is precious and that every life is a sacred gift from God,” Gov. Kay Ivey said after signing HB314, the Alabama Human Life Protection Act.
The law, passed overwhelmingly by both the Alabama House of Representatives and Senate, makes performing an abortion a felony punishable by up to 99 years in prison except in the rarest of circumstances. There is no exception for rape or incest […]