I refuse to believe that these Republican men represent the views of most Alabamians. Their action is both unconstitutional and shameful. The people of Alabama deserve to be on the #rightsideofhistory - not the side of extremists. Women deserve better. https://t.co/ky3oSeEDXC
The Alabama Senate just passed a total a total abortion ban with no exception for rape or incest. It now goes to the Governor's desk, where it is expected to be signed into law. Some things to remember going forward:
BREAKING: The Alabama state Senate has voted to ban nearly all abortions, the bill now goes to Governor Kay Ivey to be signed into law
The Alabama Senate just stripped women of health care rights by voting to make abortion procedures a felony. I will fight in solidarity with women to make sure rights guaranteed by Roe v. Wade will not be threatened by those who have no business making laws about their bodies. https://t.co/hS1a2lNEc0
BREAKING: Alabama Senate passes HB 314, which would make performing abortions a felony, punishable by 99 years in prison. https://t.co/Z2h6JfC9jB
There is a cold place in hell for the Alabama Senate.
BREAKING NEWS: The Alabama Senate has voted to pass a bill banning all abortions. The only exception is to save a woman’s life.
BREAKING: The Alabama Senate has voted 25-6 to pass one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion laws, banning nearly all abortions in the state.
This life-affirming bill now heads to the Governor’s desk who is expected to sign it into law. 🎉
Today’s decision from the Alabama Senate to pass an abortion ban with no exceptions for rape or incest shows how little they regard bodily autonomy. This bill punishes victims of rape and incest by further taking away control over their own bodies and forcing them to give birth.
BREAKING: Alabama Senate passes a bill to ban nearly all abortions. The only exception is if a mother's life is in jeopardy. The vote was 25-6. It now goes to Governor Kay Ivey for signature. #Alpolitics
A majority Republican all-male Supreme Court decided (7-2) in 1973 that such a sweeping abortion ban is unconstitutional because of the right to privacy. Alabama now wants to go back to the dark ages. The Court will just have to tell them NO.
Remember when trump said "there has to be some form of punishment" for women who get abortions?
Alabama Senate just voted to make trump's "Handmaid's Tale" wish a reality, as abortion procedures would be punishable by up to 99 years or life in prison.
BREAKING NEWS: One of strongest pro-life laws in U.S. just passed the Alabama Senate. It now heads to the governor's desk where he is expected to sign it into law. https://t.co/PrD6prsEI2
The Trump-era rollback of women’s rights continues. We must turn this around. Every woman has the right to make her own medical decisions without government getting in the way.
Actual photo of the Alabama senate deciding the abortion ban
Every woman and every person of color in the Alabama Senate -- plus four white male Republicans --- voted for the rape and incest exception.
Alabama and Georgia are both in the 11th circuit.
A challenge to these laws will go through the 11th circuit
Trump nominated two judges to the 11th circuit in 2017.
Half of the Democrats in the Senate voted for one or both of these judges. Feinstein and Leahy supported both!
This news is the abortion: Alabama Senate passes bill outlawing abortion in most cases, including rape and incest https://t.co/GbY231ha34
This can’t happen under our watch. Woman need autonomy over our own bodies or we have nothing.
BREAKING: Alabama's Senate voted to outlaw abortion. The law:
- Makes performing abortion a felony
- Does not make exemptions for rape, incest
- Only allows abortions to prevent serious health risk to the mother
- Would go into law 6 months after the governor signs it
The Alabama Senate passes the most restrictive abortion ban in the US, making it a felony with very limited exceptions https://t.co/ruAkXiu51g
OMG Fuck This Alabama Bullshit!
I’m so over dudes telling us women what we can do with our bodies
We need to take over the Senate & the Presidency in 2020 & then pass a law that if any man tries to tell a woman what to do with their bodies they get 99 fucking years in prison
Alabama Senate has just passed a law nearly banning all abortions!!
A step in the right direction.
"You just said to my daughter...you don't matter in the state of Alabama"
Alabama Senate Minority Leader Bobby Singleton reacts after amendment to abortion bill that allowed exceptions for rape or incest fails. https://t.co/Z95lv4poH5
Alabama Senate passes nation's most restrictive abortion ban, which makes no exceptions for victims of rape and incest https://t.co/JAXehqrYPi
خاک بر اون سرتون!
قانون ممنوعیت سقط جنین در آلاباما رای آورد. طبق این قانون، هر نوع سقط جنین حتی جنین حاصل از تجاوز و تجاوز محارم ممنوع میشه!
مجازات سقط تا ۹۹ سال زندان!
روز سیاهی برای #حقوقزنان
Mommas don't let your babies grow up in Alabama.
The Alabama Senate just passed an abortion ban with no exceptions for rape or incest. Underage girls who have been raped or incested in Alabama will be forced to give birth to the perpetrator's baby.
Alabama has sent the most restrictive abortion bill in the country to the governor's desk.
It could punish doctors who perform abortions with life in prison, and an amendment to exempt rape and incest victims failed. https://t.co/TF28e7SbNV
This new Alabama abortion law is a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade. This is exactly what Republicans wanted when they blocked Merrick Garland and forced Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh onto the Supreme Court. https://t.co/fUDC552Gqw
BREAKING: Alabama Senate passes near-total abortion ban with no exceptions for rape or incest, 25 to 6.
Alabama Senate passes a tough anti-abortion law "to confront a decision made by courts in 1973 that said the baby in a womb is not a person." Bills to restrict abortion have been introduced in 16 states this year, four are now laws. #SaveTheBabies #ProLife https://t.co/gpP8HJpqnc
The Alabama Senate just passed #HB314, banning abortion even in cases of rape and incest. The war against women just went nuclear. #alpolitics
The Alabama Senate just passed the strictest abortion bill in the country. Doctors who perform an abortion at any stage of pregnancy could face a minimum sentence of 10 years in prison, with no exceptions for rape or incest.
#NEW: Alabama’s state Senate passes a controversial bill that would ban nearly all abortions in the state and make performing one a felony unless the mother’s health is at risk.
The bill now goes to Republican Gov. Kay Ivey, who has not indicated whether she will sign it. #OANN
.Alabama Senate Passes a Bill Banning Abortion.
It Would Make Killing Unborn Babies a Felony.
This will be a test case which will force abortion to SCOTUS.
If this Passes Performing /abortions Would become a Class A Felony, Punishable by up to 99 Years in Prison.
US: Alabama Senate passes a bill banning abortion.
What's happening in the US is a reminder that hard won rights can be lost. We must continue to fight to protect what has been won, to win the rights still owed to us, and to support our comrades in the North and beyond where abortion is still restricted https://t.co/W4oN1Flzow
Nu is het dus wel gebeurd: Senaat v Alabama neemt strengste abortuswet aan: altijd verboden, zelfs in geval van verkrachting of incest
ALABAMA Senate passes the most restrictive abortion bill in the US placing a near-total ban on termination of pregnancy. https://t.co/I0ch7yBNKD
The #Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive #abortion bill in the United States, which critics say defies #RoeVWade.
🔹 Bans any termination of pregnancy
🔹 Felony punishable with life in prison for abortion provider
🔹 Only exception: when woman's health is at serious risk
The only difference between an Empire and a Republic is the willingness of its people to quantify it honestly. Just because the line is razor thin doesn't mean it isn't there. Alabama's Senate just crossed that line. You have my pity, vigil factus est tyrannide amentibus.
Alabama Senate passes total abortion ban, punishing providers with up to 99 years in prison https://t.co/sXdlfekADS
This is just plain good old fashioned sexual abuse. Worst of all, women will vote for it.
Alabama abortion ban: Republican state senate passes most restrictive law in US
#Alabama wonderful news. Well done! And to the United States House and Senate, see how this is done?
Alabama abortion ban: Republican state senate passes most restrictive law in US. Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incest
Alabama senate...backward thinking and were the banjo's ring out at night
Alabama Senate approves near-total abortion ban
Alabama Senate approves near-total abortion banThe Senate rejected an attempt to add an exception for rape and incest, voting down the amendment 21-11.
I've just posted a new blog: Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases https://t.co/wKuAdhkP7x
Alabama is close to approving a near total ban on abortion after the state Senate passed a measure that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony.
“The Alabama Senate voted 25 to 6 to pass a total abortion ban Tuesday night, making it a felony to terminate a pregnancy at any point and punishable by up to 99 years in prison.”
This is outrageous. Reproductive health care must be legal and accessible.
Last year, Ireland voted to legalise abortion, and this year, Alabama voted to outlaw abortion? Sheesh! Ireland is going forwards while Alabama just went backwards!!! But hey, there is a difference, Ireland voted in a referendum, while the Senate in Alabama voted for it! #Alabama
what the F is happening in this country?
Alabama passes most restrictive abortion law in US
The next vote for the Alabama Senate should be to change the name of the state to Gilead.
Shame on Alabama...
If women’s voices mattered, there’d have been no Alabama Senate bill in the first place. So it’s not surprising that rape survivors testimony wasn’t valued. #Shame
Alabama Senate passes near total abortion ban.. with no exception for rape or incest. Goes to Governor's desk. #fox35 https://t.co/iMLqW9bbPu
Alabama Senate passes nation’s most restrictive abortion law, no exceptions for victims!
Is slavery next?
Alabama senate passes a near-total abortion ban with no exceptions for rape or incest - Sky News-https://t.co/agCI9fWpGY