The State House passed the near-ban on abortion bill 74 to 3 Tuesday. The bill has no exceptions for rape or incest.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — A big vote is expected today in the Alabama House.
Lawmakers plan to vote on a bill that would outlaw abortions in Alabama.
Lawmakers return to Montgomery today and are expected to vote on a bill to outlaw abortions.
Alabama could soon have one of the most stringent abortion restrictions in the nation. This bill would make performing an abortion in Alabama a felony.
The bill was introduced as a direct challenge to Roe v.Wade that landmark abortion cases.
Alabama’s bill would punish doctors who perform abortions.
The bills would allow abortions in cases where there is a serious health risk to the woman but that is the only exception.
The bill is sponsored by Republican Rep. Terri Collins.
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