On Tuesday evening, the Alabama Senate made a very historic decision to ban abortions with no exceptions for rape or incest.
The bill was passed with a vote of 25-6 and will now make it’s way to Governor Kay Ivey who will make the final decision.
Check out what AL.com reported:
After several hours of contentious debate, the Alabama Senate on Tuesday night voted 25-6 to pass what many say will be the strictest abortion ban in the nation. The bill makes abortion a felony in Alabama. A similar measure already passed the Republican-controlled House but controversy erupted last week in the Senate after an attempt to add amendments that would allow exceptions for victims of rape or incest. Another attempt to add rape and incest exceptions on Tuesday also failed and led to a filibuster attempt. Proponents of the measure pushed for a “clean bill” without amendments