Federal judge blocks Alabama's tough abortion law
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A federal judge has blocked an Alabama abortion ban that would have made the procedure a felony at any stage of pregnancy in almost all cases.
U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson on Tuesday issued a preliminary injunction blocking Alabama from enforcing the law, which would have called for a sentence of 10 years to life in prison for the abortion provider.
Alabama legislators approved the measure this year, hoping to mount a court challenge to abortion rights. Abortion providers sued to stop the law from going into effect next month.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
LSU students divided on Coach O's parting ways with the university
Coach Ed Orgeron, LSU parting ways after 2021 season
Cole Kelley tosses 5 touchdowns in 61-24 win over Houston Baptist
Tigers use complete game for upset win over Florida
Fans' Choice Player of the week 6: Central's Glen Cage