Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, rape cases : The Standard
Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape casesPro-choice supporters protest in front of Alabama State House. SEE ALSO :South Korea lifts ban on abortionThe Alabama bill goes further, banning abortions at any time. The Republican-controlled Alabama Senate also defeated a Democratic amendment that would have allowed legal abortions for women and girls impregnated by rape and incest. But supporters of the Alabama ban said the right to life of the unborn child transcends other rights, an idea they would like tested. The group Physicians for Reproductive Health said the near total ban on abortions would have a disastrous effect on healthcare.