The State Senate of Republicans in Alabama has passed a bill banning almost all abortions, including rape or incest as part of the efforts of several states to force the US Supreme Court to reconsider the woman's constitutional right to proceed  Senators voted 25-6 on a bill that would make abortion at any stage of the pregnancy offense punishable by up to 99 years or life in the prison for the abortion provider. The only exception would be when the health of the woman is seriously threatened.
The Senate rejected and attempted to add an exception to rape and incest. The amendment was voted on 21-11, with four Republicans joining the Democrats who wanted the amendment. defeat. "You've just cut off Alabama's situation with your rhetoric with this bill."
The toughest abortion bill in the country was previously approved by the House of Representatives of Alabama and will now go to the Governor of the Republic of Iwi, who has not commented on whether to sign, but is generally a strong opponent abortion.
The law will come into force six months after signing it by the governor, but it will certainly face legal disputes between the US Civil Liberties Union and others
. "Opponents of the law were very strong in their protests, that it will punish the victims of rape, and that will cause women to seek abortions underground under precarious procedures, "Al Jazeera's Heidi Zhou-Castro said. , reports Washington.
The supporters said the bill was designed to contradict the 1
973 Supreme Court's important ruling that Row Wade legalized abortion at national level because they hoped to bring a lawsuit that could has forced the judicial authorities to review the abortion rights. ] "This is to pay attention to the question Rau Wade has decided." Is this a baby in the womb? Republican representative Terry Collins, the sponsor of the bill, said after approving the measures.
Supporters said the exceptions would weaken their hope of creating a means of challenging Rowe.
Collins said Alabama's law is not intended to be a long-term measure, and legislators could add relief from rape if countries regain control of access to abortion.
"Roe v Wade has halted the lives of millions of children, although we can not eliminate the damage that decades of legal priority to Roe have." This bill has the potential to save millions of unborn children, "said in a statement after the Senate Bill of Republicans Clyde Shamblis
Encouraged by conservative judges who joined the Supreme Court, abortion opponents in several countries are trying to challenge access to abortion, Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio and Georgia have approved bans on abortion after being A heart attack of the fetus that may occur after about the sixth week of pregnancy
The Alabama bill continues to seek abortive abortion There will be no punishment for the abortion woman only for the abortion provider.
The Dark Day
The Democrats, who have eight seats in the 35-member Senate, have criticized the ban as a mix of political audiences
"No you need to you provide this child. You do not have to do anything about this child, but you still want to make that decision for this woman. "MP Sen. Vivian Davis says," That should be the choice of this woman. "
During the debate Senator Singleton pointed out and called the victims of rape who were watching from the Senate gallery, and said that under the ban, abortion doctors could spend more time than prisoners than women
In a statement, Stasi Fox, CEO and President of the Southeast Parenthood Plan, ca. to: "Today is a dark day for women in Alabama and across the country. "
The statement adds," Alabama politicians will forever live in disgrace for this vote and we will make every woman know who will be held responsible. "
Outside the State House, a crowd of about 50 people held a rally , chanting: "Whose choice? Our choice."
Several women dressed as Heroes of the Tabernacle's Tale, depicting a dystopian future where fertile women are forced to multiply.
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