Month: May 2019

ACLU Files Complaint re: Alabama Abortion Ban

Today the ACLU made a press release declaring their intent to sue the state of Alabama on behalf of Dr. Yashica Robinson, Planned Parenthood Southeast, Reproductive Health Services of Montgomery, West Alabama Women’s Center of Tuscaloosa, and Alabama Women’s Center for Reproductive Alternatives of Huntsville…

Alabama Reproductive Rights Organizations Join Forces to Protest Abortion Ban

WHAT: After the Alabama Senate voted to remove an amendment adding exceptions for rape and incest last Thursday, the Senate is now poised to pass HB314 when it returns to the floor on Tuesday, May 14. This bill would ban abortion and criminalize abortion…

What does the upcoming abortion ban in Alabama mean? What will happen next?

As of this writing (May 6, 2019 @ 4:35PM CST), the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to have a public hearing AND vote on HB314, the House abortion ban that passed last week.  It is expected to pass out of the Senate Judiciary committee…

HB314 Passes the Alabama House

Yesterday, the Alabama House passed HB314, a bill that would outlaw abortion in all circumstances, except when the pregnancy will lead to a “serious health risk” to the mother, and leaves even less room for mental health issues and suicidality. The law would make…