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A Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade in Alabama

A Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade in Alabama

Update: 2019-05-176
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Alabama has adopted a law that would criminalize nearly all abortions and make the penalty for providing one up to 99 years in prison. The man who wrote the law knew it was unconstitutional — and did it anyway. We asked him why. Guests: Eric Johnston, a lawyer in Alabama who has spent more than 30 years trying to ban abortion, and Sabrina Tavernise, a national correspondent for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

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Comments (8)

Pam Wilson

I'm listening to these lawmakers cry about "protecting" every life, except those who want to escape a dangerous country. Hypocrisy at its finest.

Jun 3rd
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Travis Tern

I haven't even listened yet and I can sum this up. Republicans have done something horrible. vote liberal... ps- we're objective

May 17th
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Chris

Ja'net Sheridan I'm old enough to remember when liberal wasn't a synonym for "batshit crazy". Those were the days!

May 19th
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Jake

Travis Tern if you actually listened to it, they interviewed a pro- life lawyer. but yea, the NYT are left-leaning, just like anybody with a brain right now

May 18th
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Jake

of course a cis man wrote the law 😒 easy to take away people's rights over their own bodies if it doesn't affect you. plus these anti-abortion activists keep quoting the Bible left and right - your religion does not and should never dictate the law! and "sanctity of life?" what about the life of the pregnant person? what about the life of kids in the foster system? hell, what about non-human life? it's not about life, it's about forced birth

May 17th
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Jesse Hoffner ☭

It's not a "social movement". It's a fascist movement.

May 17th
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A Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade in Alabama

A Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade in Alabama