Alabama Gov Kay Ivey has just signed a controversial state ban on abortion. The new law is the strongest anti-abortion measure adopted in the United States since 1973. Roe v Wade.
Legislation – Home Law 314 "Law on the Safety of Life" prohibits all abortions in a state, except when "abortion is necessary to prevent a serious health risk", depending on the text of the account. It is punished for the procedure by redistributing abortion as a class A punishment, for which doctors are fined up to 99 years. Abortion tests will be reclassified as a C-class penalty.
The legislation does not provide for any exemptions for victims or rape.
"Today I signed the Law on Alabama's Human Life Protection Law," Ivey wrote on Wednesday evening. "For many sponsors, this law is a powerful proof that Alabamites are very convinced that every life is valuable and that every life is a sacred gift of God."
The Alabama ban is the latest state-level anti-abortion measure that activists expect the Supreme Court to take and possibly abolish Roe v. Wade, 1973
Last week, Georgian Chief Government, Brian Kemp, signed the state's so-called "Fetal Heartbeat" bill – a ban on abortion after a heartbeat detected in the embryo, usually between five and six weeks. during pregnancy, and before most women know they are pregnant. The state was the sixth, having passed such a law, and the fourth was the only one this year
In previous years, the Supreme Court refused to deal with such cases. However, the new ideological makeup associated with the supreme court of the country, including the newly appointed conversation judge Brett Kavanaugh, has helped the abortion activists to try again.
Abortion rights defenders have promised to challenge controversial Alabama legislation before November.
"We promised to fight this dangerous insurance against abortion at every step and we did what we said," said Staci Fox, President and Chief Executive Officer of Southeast Planning. Wednesday CBS News. "We have not lost the Alabama case and we are not going to start."
Any account sponsor Rep. Terri Collins said it was a point. The state legislature named the bill a "direct attack" on Roe v. Wade and expects the bill to be challenged by abortion defenders such as ACLU, and possibly going to a high court
. this bill is intended to make a decision that the courts adopted in 1973. “This law is for one question. Is that baby in the womb a man? I think our law says it is. ”
The signature of the governor came less than 24 hours after the Senate passed the controversial law, causing indignation far beyond the state of Alabama. Almost everyonecondemned the law. Wednesday's interview with Sirius XM's Joe Madison Show, New Jersey Old Cory Booker is called the "Frontal Attack Against Female Reproductive Rights, Women's Freedom and Freedom".
"Not Only I 100% it makes me double-minded to become the President of the United States and make sure that we keep federal laws that prevent the erosion of women's rights, ”Booker said.
Lawmakers in the state of Alabama alsoand other modern genocide laws, encouraging Jewish activists and abortion groups to go beyond legislation as "deeply offensive".
During Tuesday's debate, Bobby Singleton, leader of the Senate minority, proposed an amendment that would remove the exception for rape and kidney victims. During the discussion, he introduced three women who were victims of violence and told his colleagues: "They didn't ask what they got. It happened. And now they have to live with it. ”
21 senators voted against rape and the exception of victims and 11 voted for it.
Republican sen. Clyde Chambliss said the ban was still right for the victims of rape and blood circulation, as these women would still be able to get abortion "until she knows she is pregnant," a statement rich in ligaments and ligaments. from the camera gallery.
"In a country where the nation's health is worst, such as the highest level of cervical cancer, Alabama poses a greater risk to women," said Dr. Leana Wen, president of the planned paternity action fund, will report to CBS News on Tuesday evening. "Politicians claiming to appreciate life should speak for a policy aimed at solving a public health crisis that kills women rather than dismantling what is little available for healthcare."