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Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is A Dark Day for Women

Expand Alabama Governor Kay Ivey delivers the annual State of the State address at the Capitol in Montgomery, Alabama, January 9, 2018.  © 2018 AP Photo/Brynn Anderson Late last night, the Alabama Senate passed a draconian abortion law criminalizing abortion and attempted abortion. Last minute attempts to carve out an exception for victims of sexual violence were rejected. It is unclear whether Alabama Governor Kay Ivey will sign the bill into law without this exception, but many worry that she ultimately will. For now, abortion remains legal in Alabama because access to abortion is constitutionally…

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