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  • Alabama politicians compare abortions to the Holocaust in proposed legislation

    04/24/2019 8:27:52 AM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    CBS NEWS ^ | APRIL 24, 2019 | Kate Smith
    In legislation proposed earlier this month, Alabama state lawmakers compared abortions in the U.S. to the Holocaust and other modern genocides, prompting Jewish activists and abortion rights groups to rebuke the legislation as "deeply offensive." Senator Ben Albritton and Representative Terri Collins, both Republicans, filed matching bills in Alabama's state legislature that would ban abortion, making no exceptions for rape or incest. The legislation, dubbed the "Human Life Protection Act," would reclassify abortion as a felony offense, punishable by a minimum of ten years in prison for the physician. Within the text of each bill, the authors compare abortions to...
  • Alabama House approves near total abortion ban

    04/30/2019 10:47:10 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | April 30, 2019 | Kim Chandler
    The Alabama House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to outlaw almost all abortions in the state as conservatives took aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide. The Republican-dominated House of Representatives voted 74-3 for legislation that would make it a felony to perform an abortion at any stage in a woman’s pregnancy. The proposal passed after Democrats walked out of the chamber after sometimes emotional debate with opponents and supporters crowding the gallery. The bill now moves to the Alabama Senate. Supporters said the bill is intentionally designed to conflict with the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark 1973...
  • AL. Dem opposing abortion bill 'Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later'

    05/01/2019 11:15:55 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 01 2019 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    Alabama Dem opposing abortion bill: 'Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later' A Democratic state representative from Alabama is facing fierce backlash over his remarks in opposition to the abortion ban that was approved in his state, saying that "some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later." The Republican-controlled House in Alabama overwhelming approved a bill that would make it a felony to perform an abortion at any stage of a pregnancy -- with a sole exemption for women whose health is at risk. The measure passed...