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Alabama Is The 4th State To File A Copycat Version Of Texas’ Extreme Abortion Ban

Posted on AllSides December 10th, 2021
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Pro-choice advocates warned a domino effect would happen in the wake of Texas’ extreme abortion restriction – and it’s officially underway. Alabama became the fourth state to file a Texas-style abortion restriction on Tuesday evening, mirroring the Lone Star State’s ban right down to the deputizing of private citizens.

State Rep. Jamie Kiel (R) filed Alabama’s House Bill 23 on Tuesday ahead of the 2022 legislative session with support from 23 other Republican state representatives. Just like the Texas restriction, H.B. 23 bans abortion around the six-week point, a point at which most people don’t yet...

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