Cameroon/May 15, 2019/ Frank Ikpefan, Abuja /No Comment/158 views /Cameroon Alabama senate passes toughest abortion ban bill in US – Journal du Camerounshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel Published on 15.05.2019 at 04h54 by AFP The Alabama senate passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the United States on Tuesday, banning any termination of pregnancy and punishing doctors who perform the procedure with life in prison. The text, which the Republican-led senate sent to Governor Kay Ivey’s desk for signature into law, does not include exceptions in cases of rape or incest. ALSO READ Care workers cross Europe's east-west divide - Journal du CamerounThe largest human rights defense organization in the United States, the ACLU, promised to file a lawsuit to block its implementation, although the bill’s backers have expressly said they want to bring the case to the Supreme Court. Now that the court has a conservative majority in the wake of President Donald Trump’s election, some Republicans want it to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade ruling that recognized women’s right to abortion. ALSO READ Cameroon: Ministry of Public Works - Newly Appointed Staff Installed “You just raped the state of Alabama yourself,” state senate Democratic leader Bobby Singleton said after senators eliminated an amendment seeking exceptions to the abortion ban. “You’re saying to my daughter you don’t matter in the state of Alabama… It’s ok for men to rape you and you’re gonna have his baby if you get pregnant,” he added, his voice sometimes breaking with emotion. ALSO READ German leaders use Austria scandal to blast own far-right - Journal du Cameroun Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:Cameroon share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleAssessment teams deployed after massive Papua New Guinea quake – Journal du Camerounnext articleAsian markets tick up after Trump tweets but uncertainty remains – Journal du CamerounRelated Posts465 shares Cameroon/May 26, 2019 /No Comment Five key takeaways from the EU elections – Journal du Cameroun468 shares Cameroon/May 26, 2019 /No Comment Greek EU vote slams Tsipras, rewards conservatives: exit polls – Journal du CamerounSpain PM hopes to emerge stronger from local, regional, EU polls – Journal du CamerounBelgian far-right surges in elections – Journal du CamerounLe Pen tops EU election in France in blow for Macron – Journal du CamerounFour dead in new attack on Burkina Faso Christians – Journal du CamerounFour dead in new attack on Burkina Faso Christians – Journal du CamerounEU vote debacle leaves Merkel coalition with new headache – Journal du CamerounRegime bombardment kills 12 civilians in northwest Syria – Journal du CamerounGhosn family seeks UN help against ‘judicial persercution’ in Japan – Journal du Cameroun Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.