Listen: Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases
"Alabama lawmakers have thrown down the gauntlet on abortion passing a Bill that makes almost all abortions illegal with exceptions only to protect the mother's health. CBS's Jarrod Duncan reports that a democratic amendment to allow legal abortions for cases of rape and incest was defeated late night vote. Alabama got one step closer to banning nearly all abortions. The Bill makes performing an abortion a class a felony. Doctors would face up to ninety nine years or life in prison. Unlike measures in other states, it would not punish women receiving abortions. This Bill to me appears to be about them phone. Democratic state Senator Linda Coleman Madison is one of only four women in the thirty five member Senate all twenty-seven Republicans are made the move is part of a multi state effort to have the supr. Cream court reconsidered a woman's right to abortion"