Tag: Reproductive Justice

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…

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…

SB272: State “gag rule”

By Senator Allen Click here to read the full text of this bill. SYNOPSIS: -This bill would prohibit this state and any of its agencies, political subdivisions, or instrumentalities from providing grant funding to support the performance of an abortion or counseling in favor…

SB211: Total Abortion Ban (See Also: HB314)

By Senators Albritton, et al Click here to read the full text of this bill. SYNOPSIS: -This bill would make abortion and attempted abortion felony offenses except in cases where abortion is necessary in order to prevent a serious health risk to the unborn…

HB491:”Born alive” bill

By Representatives Shaver and Ledbetter Click here to read the full text of this bill. SYNOPSIS: -This bill would require a physician to exercise reasonable care to preserve the life of a child born alive after an abortion or attempted abortion. -This bill would…

HB314: Total Abortion Ban (See also: SB211)

By Representatives Collins, et al Click here to read the full text of this bill. SYNOPSIS: -This bill would make abortion and attempted abortion felony offenses except in cases where abortion is necessary in order to prevent a serious health risk to the unborn…