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In Alabama, a law was passed prohibiting abortion at any stage of pregnancy. Even after rape or incest

The strictest law on abortion in the United States will take effect in six months.

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a law prohibiting women from performing abortions at all stages of pregnancy and for any reason, even if the conception resulted from rape or incest.

State senators approved the bill on May 14. 25 people voted for, against – six. Democrats proposed amendments for victims of rape and incest, but they were excluded from the text of the bill. The law will take effect in six months.

Under the new law, only doctors will be held criminally liable. Medical practitioners who have terminated pregnancy face up to 99 years in prison; tried to have an abortion – up to 10 years. Pregnancy is allowed to interrupt only if there is a serious threat to the life of the mother during childbirth.

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