Alabama Legislature Approves Groundbreaking Dismemberment Abortion Ban

WASHINGTON – Alabama late yesterday took a big step closer to becoming the fifth state to ban dismemberment abortions, as the state House of Representatives approved the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Act (SB 363), 74-26. The state Senate had already passed the bill last month, 30-2. It now goes to Gov. Robert Bentley (R), …

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Senate Health Committee passes Alabama Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act

SB 363, the Alabama Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act, sponsored by Sen. Phil Williams (R), passed out of the Senate Health Committee Wednesday by an overwhelming vote of 11-1. The vote followed a spirited public hearing. Thanks go to Sen. Gerald Dial (R) committee chairman, and Sen. Jim McClendon (R), committee co-chairman, for allowing …

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