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House committee OKs abortion bills


House committee OKs abortion bills
Montgomery Advertiser

At a public hearing last month, supporters framed it as anti-abortion legislation. Henry did not dispute that.âI just believe itâs not a direct attack on abortion,â Henry said after the committee approved the measure on a voice vote. âBut if Alabamians believe life begins at conception, then it does cause abortion to be in conflict with our values.The language is identical to a measure put on the ballot in Mississippi in 2011, defeated amid concerns of its potential effects on birth control and medical treatment of pregnant women. Voters in North Dakota and Colorado defeated similar amendments in 2014. Henry said it could lead to restrictions on some birth control methods and in-vitro fertilizations. He also expected litigation if voters approved it.âI believe in life, and protecting it, no matter if weâre going to be sued,â he said.

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