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Alabama Senate to consider constitutional ban on abortion
al.com, Alabama - April 19, 2017

The Alabama Senate plans to vote Thursday on a proposal to put a ban on abortion in the state constitution.The Senate will debate the proposed constitutional amendment by Rep. Matt Fridy, R-Montevallo.If at least 21 of the 35 senators vote for it, it would go to ...

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Bill to put abortion ban in Alabama Constitution advances
al.com, Alabama - April 12, 2017

A proposal to place the right to life of the unborn in the Alabama Constitution is a step away from going to voters for approval.The Senate Health Committee approved the proposed constitutional amendment on an 8-2 vote. It moves to the Senate.If approved by at ...

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Dr. Willie Parker's Christian rationale for abortion is flawed
al.com, Alabama - March 24, 2017

By Colin LeCroy, a Birmingham native and graduate of The Altamont School. He is now an attorney at Human Coalition, an anti-abortion advocacy organizationWith a purple bow tie, pocket square, neatly-trimmed grey beard, and clean-shaven head, the pictu

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Christian abortion doctor from Alabama makes 'A Moral Argument for Choice'
al.com, Alabama - March 22, 2017

Over time, his Christian faith and his approach to medicine changed until both led him down the path to becoming one of just a few abortion doctors in the South.Parker has returned to his hometown, and on April 4, releases his first book, Life's Work: A Moral Argument ...

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Alabama seeks to enforce 'dismemberment' abortion ban
Cullman Times Online, Alabama - March 20, 2017

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) â Alabama, with support from other conservative states, is seeking to enforce a state law banning the most commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure. The state has appealed a federal judge's ruling that blocked the 2016 ...

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Controversial abortion, discrimination bills easily pass the House
Montgomery Advertiser, Alabama - March 16, 2017

The Alabama House of Representatives passed four bills Thursday, two of which opponents say would allow discrimination against the LGBTQ community or non-Christians, and one anti-abortion bill that directly conflicts with federal rights outlined by Roe v.

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Abortion, 'sanctuary' cities on GOP agenda
Times Daily, Alabama - February 3, 2017

MONTGOMERY â The Alabama House Republican Caucus' âAlabama Proudâ agenda for 2017 includes anti-abortion legislation and the pledge to stop any âsanctuary citiesâ in the state. They include: ⢠Legislation to reinforce and strengthen existing law âby ...

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Judge blocks law banning abortion clinics within 2,000 feet of ...
al.com, Alabama - October 28, 2016

U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson is hearing a challenge to the laws brought by the ACLU of Alabama. Today's ruling blocks the implementatio

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Alabama abortion law barring clinics near schools may be blocked
al.com, Alabama - October 5, 2016

A federal judge is considering whether to block two new Alabama abortion restrictions that ban clinics near schools and outlaw a common second-trimester abortion procedure.Gov. Robert Bentley in May signed into law a ban on abortion clinics within 2,000 feet of ...

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Alabama law may help end ignorance about abortion
al.com, Alabama - September 21, 2016

J. Pepper Bryars, who grew up in Mobile and lives in Huntsville, is a conservative columnist for AL.com. Contact him at www.jpepperbryars.com.They say that ignorance is bliss, but it's also the only thing that's keeping abortion-on-demand legal in our nation.Truth ...

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GUEST COLUMNIST: Abortion rights that go too far
Tuscaloosa News (subscription), Alabama - July 31, 2016

The abortion plank in the 2016 Democratic platform in effect marginalizes the voices of 21 million pro-life Democrats. It means the party that is supposedly on the side of justice for the vulnerable no longer welcomes those of us who #ChooseBoth; that is, those ...

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Federal judge blocks two Alabama abortion laws
Montgomery Advertiser, Alabama - July 13, 2016

Phil Williams, R-Rainbow City, would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure known as dilation and evacuation, or D&E. The Huntsville clinic, along with the West Alabama Womenâs Center in Tuscaloosa, performs the procedure. Opponents refer to it as

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Alabama abortion clinics seek to block new laws to reduce terminated pregnancies
al.com, Alabama - July 11, 2016

Alabama's most active abortion clinic has asked a judge to block new state laws set to go into effect that would place new restrictions on abortion clinics, including the law outlawing facilities within 2,000 feet of schools.U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson has ...

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Politicians attempt to eliminate abortion access in Alabama, again
al.com, Alabama - May 6, 2016

Alabama politicians are at it again in their relentless attack on women's access to abortion. Over the years we in Alabama have seen a multitude of laws restricting abortion, and they are nothing but different roads to the same destination: to close clinics and ...

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2 of Alabama's 3 largest abortion clinics may be forced to close
al.com, Alabama - May 5, 2016

Two of Alabama's three largest abortion clinics may be forced to close because of a bill passed Wednesday by the state legislature and expected to be signed into law by Gov. Robert Bentley.Abortion clinics in Huntsville and Tuscaloosa are located within 2,000 feet ...

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