Alabama Governor Will Sign State ‘Fetal Pain’ Bill

Posted on

"Alabama Governor Will Sign State ‘Fetal Pain’ Bill"

After Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R) signed the nation’s harshest immigration bill into law last week, the GOP-led state legislature tee-ed up another radical bill for his consideration: Alabama’s own anti-abortion “fetal pain” bill. The bill bans abortions past 20 weeks even for pregnancies resulting from rape or incest. Today, Bentley’s office stated that the governor supports the legislation and “is going to sign it” by the end of the week.

« »

By clicking and submitting a comment I acknowledge the ThinkProgress Privacy Policy and agree to the ThinkProgress Terms of Use. I understand that my comments are also being governed by Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, or Hotmail’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policies as applicable, which can be found here.