Republicans in the US are criminalizing abortion. Canada's Conservatives want to do the same. - 2019-05-15

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F84.png Republicans in the US are criminalizing abortion. Canada's Conservatives want to do the same. May 15, 2019, North99

On Tuesday, the Alabama Senate passed America's most restrictive ban on abortion, making it illegal for abortion to be performed at any stage of pregnancy unless it is to avoid a serious health risk to the unborn child's mother."

The law comes in the wake of other states introducing strict abortion regulations, including Georgia's governor signing the "heartbeat bill" into law earlier this month, effectively banning abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy (when many women don't yet know they're pregnant).

Canada's Conservatives are looking to follow in Republican footsteps as they ramp up their war on reproductive rights, most notably at the Canadian March for Life in Ottawa May 9.

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