June 20, 2019

Alabama and its Ban on Abortion (Part 4): Special Guest!

Alabama and its Ban on Abortion (Part 4): Special Guest!

Friends, this episode is quite special. Strong and Free's special guest, Heon Lee helps unpack the State of Alabama's ban on abortion, with detailed research on the Bill and implications. You don't want to miss this episode (and sorry for the poor audio quality!).

Sources used:

Bill text

https://www.al.com/news/2019/05/alabama-abortion-ban-passes-read-the-bill.html

Canada's Prostitution Criminal Law Reform Bill-36

https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/rp-pr/other-autre/c36faq/

BBC Alabama women’s opinions on abortion (Video)

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-48288978/women-in-alabama-react-to-abortion-ban-bill-passing

Kay Ivey election platform & stance on abortion

https://www.alreporter.com/2018/05/08/kay-ivey-endorsed-by-susan-b-anthony-list/

Polling data on abortion

https://morningconsult.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/190534_crosstabs_POLITICO_RVs_v1_AP-gC2On4zamQ.pdf

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-abortion-poll/support-for-abortion-rights-grows-as-some-us-states-curb-access-reuters-ipsos-poll-idUSKCN1SW0CD

25 of 27 Republicans are white, male legislators in a Republican dominated chamber/Four women against the bill are Democrats

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/may/14/alabama-abortion-ban-white-men-republicans

https://www.businessinsider.com/alabamas-85-male-legislature-passed-most-extreme-abortion-ban-since-roe-v-wade-2019-5

Raising victims of rape and incest

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/in-alabama--where-lawmakers-banned-abortion-for-rape-victims--rapists-parental-rights-are-protected/2019/06/09/6d2aa5de-831b-11e9-933d-7501070ee669_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.da3f7464d75c

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