Rachel Maddow reports on a new women’s health clinic opening on the site of Dr. George Tiller’s former clinic, to be run by a woman who worked for Dr. Tiller before he was murdered by anti-choice activists. Maddow also reports on a new TRAP law in Alabama designed to make it impossible to provide a safe and legal abortion in that state.
The state legislature waited for activists to leave the Capitol, then voted through a bill that may close all abortion clinics in the state.
Women’s rights supporters gather in Montgomery, AL yesterday (on 4/2/2013) to oppose the legislature’s efforts to pass a TRAP bill (Targeted Regulations Against Abortion Providers) that would negatively affect women’s health care and options in the state. Here’s a “highlight reel” of the rally speakers filmed by Left In Alabama. (via LeftinAlabama)
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The legislature is claiming new clinic rules are for women’s safety. But the governor will close the clinics for God.
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Despite an attempt to divide reproductive rights supporters their voices were heard.
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