Front Porch Politics

The Alabama Abortion Ban Law

May 17, 2019 Season 2 Episode 38
Front Porch Politics
The Alabama Abortion Ban Law
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Front Porch Politics
The Alabama Abortion Ban Law
May 17, 2019 Season 2 Episode 38
David L. Marks
Alabama's abortion law & the impact on Roe v. Wade which used the 14th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States to justify abortion
Show Notes

On Wednesday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed what many consider the United States strictest abortion law, which makes any physician performing an abortion guilty of a felony in almost all cases in the state of Alabama.  The exception would be when a pregnancy poses “…a serious health risk to the unborn child’s mother.”  This law will test Roe v. Wade where justices used the 14th Amendment to justify abortion.

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