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Democratic Sen. Doug Jones calls it ‘shameful’

CLOSE Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed a near-total abortion ban into law. USA TODAYWASHINGTON – Alabama Democratic Sen. Doug Jones, who is up for re-election next year, slammed his state’s new restrictive abortion law Thursday, calling it “unconstitutional” and “irresponsible’’ and saying it shines a negative spotlight on his home state.“This bill, frankly, is shameful. It […]

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2020 Democratic candidates denounce Alabama abortion law

CLOSE In Alabama and other conservative states, anti-abortion politicians and activists emboldened by the addition of conservative justices to the U.S. Supreme Court hope to ignite legal fights and eventually overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. (May 15) AP, AP”Unconstitutional.” “A utter disgrace.” “It’s time to fight like hell.”2020 Democratic presidential candidates are hitting […]