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Legislature of the U.S. state of Alabama have approved a law banning abortions, making no exceptions for cases of rape and incest. If it is signed by the Governor of the state, the document will be the most restrictive of such laws in the United States, according to Reuters.
Specifies that the “for” vote of 25 senators, opposed by six. Supported measure not only cancels the recognition of the right to abortion constitutional abortion at any term in Alabama are going to considered a crime. The only exception I can make for those times when there is a threat to the life and health of the expectant mother.
According to the law, doctors who carried out such an operation, could face from 10 to 99 years in prison. Women who terminated their pregnancies, punishment is not going.
Human rights organizations have already promised to do everything possible to block the entry into force. At the moment the courts have already stopped the bans in other States, adopted last year.
The prohibition of abortion in one form or another discussed in the legislatures of 16 States of the USA. Four of these governors have signed a law recognizing the illegal abortion after detection of fetal heart rate. In particular, this decision was made in Iowa.
Abortion in the United States was recognized as a woman’s right in 1973, after a high-profile rape case known as “ROE V. Wade”.
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