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Judge Myron Thompson rules two Alabama abortion laws ... - AL.com
al.com, Alabama - October 27, 2017

U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson on Thursday ruled two Alabama abortion laws are unconstitutional and blocked the state from enforcing them.One would proh

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Abortion clearly a 'difficult issue' for Alabama Democrats as Doug Jones pushes pro-choice stance
al.com, Alabama - October 8, 2017

After Josh Crowley listened to Doug Jones' interview with NBC's Chuck Todd late last month, he took to Facebook and urged his friends to ignore the Senate hopeful's pro-choice stance on abortion."Too many Christians look at just the issue of abortion in making ...

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Doug Jones, Alabama Democratic Senate hopeful, wouldn't support 20-week abortion ban
al.com, Alabama - September 29, 2017

Alabama Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Doug Jones said he would work to protect access to contraception and a woman's right to an abortion if he wins December's election against Republican Roy Moore.Speaking to MSNBC's "Meet the Press Daily" with Chu

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Lawyer blasts court ruling allowing abortion for 12-year-old who was raped
al.com, Alabama - July 20, 2017

A former state court official and a counselor for pregnant women today criticized an Alabama court ruling allowing a 12-year-old girl who was raped by an adult relative to have an abortion without parental consent.They said the girl was not mature enough to make ...

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Alabama court rules 12-year-old impregnated by relative can have abortion
al.com, Alabama - July 13, 2017

The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals ruled Wednesday in favor of a girl seeking a waiver from a state law requiring that minors get parental consent before an abortion. The girl's name and home county aren't given in the opinion, which refers to her only as "anonymous."The ...

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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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