Abortion rights activists say an Alabama bill effectively banning all abortions is part of a coordinated effort by GOP lawmakers to overturn the Supreme Court’s precedent in Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion in 1973.
“These bans are part of a coordinated national strategy to overturn Roe and take away a woman’s ability to make personal decisions,” Julie Rikelman of the Center for Reproductive Rights told INSIDER.
Legal experts say that if Alabama’s bill becomes law, it will quickly be challenged in court and struck down as unconstitutional.
But many legal experts believe the Supreme Court’s conservative majority is willing to accept an abortion case for hearing this year and strike down Roe’s key protections.
And many laws on the books have already made abortion very difficult to access for millions of American women.
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Abortion rights activists say an Alabama bill effectively banning all abortions in the state is part of a coordinated effort by conservative lawmakers across the country to chip away at and eventually overturn the Supreme Court’s precedent in Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion in 1973.
Conservative state lawmakers have said in no uncertain terms that they designed …read more
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