A Federal Judge Blocks Alabama's Abortion Ban as Planned Parenthood Constructs a Giant Supercenter

 

 

Alabama’s encountered a roadblock on the road to Abortion Ban City.

A federal judge has temporarily put a halt to the passage of the state’s H.B. 314, which places a near-total ban on abortion.

AOC’s certainly no fan — although, to be fair, she expressed her disdain for the legislation in May…and everything she wrote about the law, she got wrong (here).

But kudos for a mesmerizing excuse:

Judge Myron H. Thompson of the U.S. District Court in Middle Alabama isn’t wholly at odds with Ocasio-Cortez. He put the kibosh on Governor Kay Ivey’s John-Hancocked approval until the “court resolves the case in full.”

That’d be the lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Alabama, and the Planned Parenthood Federation of America five months ago, “on behalf of Alabama abortion providers.”

Those include the West Alabama Women’s Center, Planned Parenthood Southeast, the Alabama Women’s Center, and Reproductive Health Services.

The law’s been set for effect in November.

According to The New York Times, the legislation — which makes no exception in cases of rape or incest — would be the most restrictive abortion clench in the land.

And as per The Daily Caller:

Doctors who violate H.B. 314 would face a Class C felony and punishable by a minimum of 10 years in jail and a maximum of 99 years.

Planned Parenthood seems nothing if not optimistic: Despite the law, the organization’s bringing to Birmingham a “state-of-the-art” facility.

To the tune of 10,000 square feet.

Barbara Luttrell, a spokeswoman for Planned Parenthood Southeast in Atlanta, gleamed:

“It’s going to be a big, state-of-the-art facility with several exam rooms, offices. It will just be a new, beautiful building.”

Oh, well — if the law triumphs, maybe they can turn it into a mammoth In-N-Out. Red state Alabama would love it.

-ALEX

 

Relevant RedState links in this article: here and here.

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