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Court appeals by the ACLU and Planned Parenthood to strike down an Alabama law that bans abortion in the state could take months or years.

Court appeals by the ACLU and Planned Parenthood to strike down an Alabama law that bans abortion in the state could take months or years.A precise timeline can’t be calculated, but lawsuits are certain. Republican Gov. Kay Ivey signed Alabama’s House Bill 314, the Human Life Protection Act, into law on Wednesday.Indiana and Ohio have enacted laws […]

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Planned Parenthood readies challenge to bill

CLOSE Alabama’s legislature passed a near-total abortion ban. The bill now goes to Gov. Kay Ivey. USA TODAYMONTGOMERY, Ala. — Less than 18 hours after the Alabama Senate gave final legislative approval to a bill that would create one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country, Planned Parenthood said it was preparing to challenge […]

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Planned Parenthood laments ‘dark day for women’

CLOSE Alabama’s legislature passed a near-total abortion ban. The bill now goes to Gov. Kay Ivey. USA TODAYPlanned Parenthood, one of the largest abortion providers in the country, says it is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban the country has seen in more than 40 years. Organization […]