Abortion, Politics

Alabama Senate Passes “Human Life Protection Act” Banning Almost All Abortions

The Alabama State Senate just passed House Bill 314, the “Human Life Protection Act” banning all abortions except when the mother’s life is in jeopardy. There are no exceptions for abortions in the case of rape and incest. The bill now moves to the desk of Republican governor Kay Ivey. The ACLU is already blasting the bill: “We will not stand by while politicians endanger the lives of women and doctors for political gain. Know this, Governor Ivey: If you sign this dangerous bill into law, we will see you in Court.” Read more…

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

On Tuesday evening, the Alabama State Senate passed House Bill 314, the “Human Life Protection Act,” which bans all abortions except if the mother’s life is in danger. No exceptions are made for pregnancies caused by rape or incest.

If Republican governor Kay Ivey signs the bill, which passed in a vote of 25 to 6 and had already passed in the Alabama House, it will become law. Before the vote was taken, Alabama Sen. Clyde Chambliss opened the debate by saying, “When is a person a person? When does a life become a life? I believe that if we terminate the life of an unborn child, we are putting ourselves in God’s place.” Proponents of the bill hope to challenge Roe v. Wade with the bill.

The bill states that “a woman who receives an abortion will not be held criminally culpable or civilly liable for receiving the abortion.”

 

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