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Alabama AG joins letter urging Google not to restrict crisis pregnancy centers

Attorney General (AG) Steve Marshall has joined several AGs nationwide in a joint letter urging Google not to suppress online access to crisis pregnancy centers.

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Adoption in Alabama: parents, agencies, lawmakers weigh in

With the striking down of Roe v. Wade, professionals in the industry are preparing for an increase of children as mothers may consider adoption instead of abortion. 

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Justin Bogie: In the aftermath of Roe, Alabama should not rush to fully expand Medicaid

The reality that so many pro Medicaid expansion advocates seem to ignore is that Alabama already expanded Medicaid coverage for new mothers and their children, before the Roe decision.

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State Sen. Elliott says 'no need' to tweak 2019 abortion ban – 'It's settled in Alabama'

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5, State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) reminded listeners the debate before the passage of the 2019 law was thorough and noted the Alabama Constitution, amended by a vote of the public, reflected that law.

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Stephanie Holden Smith: Freedom from abortion

It’s worth noting that it is extraordinarily unusual for any governmental entity to willingly yield power. The majority of the Court admitted that they wrongly took away power from the people and their legislators and gave it back. Admittedly, it took fifty years and the lives of 63 million innocents before it was returned; we should take note of that as well.

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API: Roe rightfully overturned; now the issue is up to legislatures around the country

This does not mean that abortion is now illegal in America. The Supreme Court simply no longer considers it a right that cannot be touched by lawmakers.

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Steve Marshall says Alabama AG's office 'readying' to be the aggressor if Roe v. Wade overturned

If the draft opinion leaked earlier this month reflects the U.S. Supreme Court's ultimate ruling, overturning the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision and creating a new precedent will leave abortion law up to individual states, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall vowed to act immediately.

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2019 Abortion ban sponsor State Rep. Collins says 'heartbeat bill' would be her preference

State Rep. Terri Collins (R-Decatur), the original sponsor of the 2019 Human Life Protection Act, said the ban as it was constituted was not necessarily her preference.