Latest from Emily Wax-Thibodeaux

  • Aug 7, 2019

A legislator says the measure will protect victims who give birth, but activists say it falls short.

  • Jun 25, 2019

Alabama is one of only two states that don’t bar rapists from having custody of children conceived by their assaults.

  • Jun 9, 2019

The law would criminalize abortion in almost all circumstances.

  • May 24, 2019

No other legislature has achieved that milestone in U.S. history, and the female majority is having a huge effect

  • May 17, 2019

Abortion rights advocates demonstrated in Alabama on Wednesday while antiabortion activists celebrated the nation’s most-restrictive abortion measure. The governor signed the law Wednesday.

  • May 15, 2019

State Senate Minority Leader Bobby Singleton went on an emotional rant after legislators passed the strictest antiabortion bill in the United States.

  • May 15, 2019

The measure permits abortion only when necessary to save a mother’s life, setting up what Republicans hope will be a fight that goes to the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • May 14, 2019

Vote scheduled for Tuesday could secure an almost all-out ban on abortion amid hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case and overturn Roe v. Wade.

  • May 13, 2019

Florence made landfall in North Carolina on Friday, battering the state with a powerful combination of wind and rain. At least five deaths have been linked to the storm, according to officials.

  • Sep 15, 2018
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