“In a world after Roe, the voters will finally get to decide what abortion policy they support, and in this election, we saw people getting ready for the day in which Roe becomes a footnote in history.” -Kristan Hawkins, President of Students for Life of America
Claire Chretien : Nov 7, 2018 : Lifesitenews.com
(Montgomery, AL)—[Lifesitenews.com] Alabama voted Tuesday to amend its state constitution to recognize the “sanctity of unborn life and the rights of unborn children,” clarifying there is no constitutional “right” to abortion in the Yellowhammer State. (Photo by: Kelly Sikkema -Unsplash)
The amendment would expand legal rights for pre-born children if Roe v. Wade were to be overturned, a possibility about which abortion supporters seem to be increasingly concerned.
The amendment will “declare and otherwise affirm that it is the public policy of this state to recognize and support the sanctity of unborn life and the rights of unborn children, most importantly the right to life in all manners and measures appropriate and lawful; and … provide that the constitution of this state does not protect the right to abortion or require the funding of abortion.”
“We want to make sure that at a state level, if Roe v. Wade is overturned, that the Alabama Constitution cannot be used as a mechanism by which to claim that there is a right to abortion,” said Rep. Matt Fridy, R-73…
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