Published: Tue, May 21, 2019
Global Media | By Garry Long

Hundreds Protest Alabama Abortion Ban: 'My Body, My Choice!'

Hundreds Protest Alabama Abortion Ban: 'My Body, My Choice!'

US President Donald Trump has made his first public statement about a controversial new abortion ban in Alabama, describing himself as "strongly pro-life" but is also arguing that abortion is appropriate in some cases.

The bill out of Alabama - which restricts abortion nearly to the point of a total ban, even for cases of incest and rape - has faced massive bipartisan scrutiny for the last few days.

"I'm pro-life, but there ought to be exceptions for rape and incest and where the life of the mother is at risk", the Utah Republican said on CNN's "State of the Union."

The president said judicial appointments have helped in moving the United States to further restrictions on abortion.

"When he says, 'Let's win for 2020, '" the official said of the president, "he is talking about the consensus issues on abortion".

"We stand without apology for the sanctity of human life", Vice President Mike Pence recently told graduates of Liberty University.

In a series of tweets yesterday, Mr Trump said gains by anti-abortion activists will "rapidly disappear" if, as he put it, "we are foolish and do not stay UNITED as one".

Trump tweeted his view two days after Congress's top two Republicans also distanced themselves from the Alabama law, even though they oppose abortion. "This bill addresses that one issue. But I just believe in choice". Amy Klobuchar (Minn.) said the Alabama restrictions, signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Kay Ivey (R), are "dangerous".

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"This is Trump's anti-choice movement. and it's terrifying, particularly for women of color and low income women, who are most affected by these bans".

Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state's new abortion ban.

Kennedy was replaced by President Donald Trump's conservative appointee Brett Kavanaugh, who has a thin record on abortion.

Ivey, a Republican, has been criticized for her recent signing of the state's new strict abortion law.

It would result in outlawing almost all abortions in the state - even in cases of rape and incest - allowing them only in cases where a woman's case was in risk. Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio, and Georgia have enacted such laws. I cringe when I listen to people debating the subject.

But other states are taking measures to safeguard abortion rights.

Other state laws ban abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which experts say typically happens around the sixth week of pregnancy, but is often before most women realise or confirm they are expecting a baby. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) both said a woman should be free to decide whether to have an abortion - in consultation, if she wants, with her doctor and people close to her. 314 - one of the most extreme attacks on the right to abortion in recent memory - into law. H.B.

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