Judge blocks Alabama’s pro-life law, considered one of ‘strongest’ in U.S.

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Judge blocks Alabama’s pro-life law, considered one of ‘strongest’ in U.S.

Today, U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson blocked the state of Alabama’s Human Life Protection Act, which sought to ban nearly all abortions in the state. According to a previous article from Live Action News, the law made “abortion and attempted abortion felony offenses in the state” and would “not hold women who have abortions criminally or civilly responsible,” and even had “an exception…

Judge strikes down Alabama’s admitting privileges law for abortions

On Friday, US District Judge Myron Thompson struck down Alabama’s requirement that abortionists obtain hospital admitting privileges. Abortion providers originally challenged the law in 2013, claiming it would have the effect of shutting down four of the state’s five abortion facilities.