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Alabama Abortion Ban Blocked by Federal Judge

A victory for pro-choice advocates was handed down by District Judge Myron Thompson on Tuesday when he blocked the near-total abortion ban from going into effect next month in Alabama. The Human Life Protection Act (HLPA) was set to take effect on Nov. 15 and now a challenge to the…

Montgomery, Alabama Drag Show Shut Down by Police

Montgomery, Alabama’s A Touch of Soul Cafe was preparing for a late night drag show last Saturday when police arrived and told them they had to shut down at midnight, even though the owner, Geri Moss said she believed she could stay open until 2 a.m. According to the Montgomery Advertiser,…

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Abortion Bans Threaten ‘Health, Independence and Economic Stability’ of Employees, Say CEOs

Ongoing abortion restrictions in states across the U.S. including Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, and Missouri are resulting in businesses standing up for reproductive health care. Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed a “fetal heartbeat” bill in May that would effectively sentence women to life imprisonment and the death penalty if they chose to have…