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#abortion ban

# abortion-ban - Saturday 25 May, 2019

US judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion ban

The bill banning abortion where a heartbeat is detectable was passed in March.

# abortion-ban - Monday 20 May, 2019

The Explainer: Why are so many US states tightening abortion laws right now?

With a Supreme Court dominated by conservatives and a pro-life president, this type of shift in abortion legislation had been expected for some time – so what happens now?

# abortion-ban - Thursday 16 May, 2019

'A sad day for women in Alabama' as strict abortion ban signed into law

The legislation would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a crime punishable by up to 99 years in prison.

# abortion-ban - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

99-year prison terms and no exceptions for rape victims as Alabama senate passes toughest abortion ban bill in US

Performing an abortion could see doctors handed 99-year prison sentences.