Winnie Harlow, Lewis Hamilton, La La Anthony and many others supported Rihanna in the comments. Many of these bills are a direct affront to Black women and women of color who lack access to sufficient health care due to income inequality and health care access through full-time employment. Singer Lady Gaga called it "heinous" and an "outrage" and former Captain America star Chris Evans called it "absolutely unbelievable", while Bravo talk host Andy Cohen "there is a cold place in hell for the Alabama Senate".
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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for overhauling federal law to ensure that women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in states like Alabama and OH to enact bans on the procedure.
All of the state bans have either been blocked by a judge or are headed for the courts, and some of their backers have said they want the issue to go all the way to the nine-member Supreme Court. According to tracking by Real Clear Politics, the three current Democratic front-runners are former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, and Senator Elizabeth Warren of MA. On May 17, Warren unveiled a multi-part plan Friday morning to protect access to abortion and reproductive health care in the United States, and to protect Roe v. Wade.
California Senator Kamala Harris, another Democratic 2020 hopeful, said people needed to fight back to protect Roe vs Wade as it is under attack.
Earlier this week, Alabama passed a bill that would ban all forms of abortion unless a women's life was at risk. A doctor could be charged with a felony and face up to 99 years in prison for performing an abortion in most circumstances.More news: Walmart Rollout of Next-Day Delivery Steps Up Pressure on Rivals
In both states lawmakers have clearly stated that their goal is to get the topic in front of the Supreme Court, now boasting a conservative majority, to legally overturn Roe V. Wade and outlaw abortion altogether.
She would also prohibit states from limiting access to the medications that are used to perform abortions.
"This comprehensive, life-affirming legislation prohibits abortions once a heartbeat has been detected, prohibits abortions when a baby is capable of feeling pain, and would outlaw abortion in Missouri upon the reversal of Roe v. Wade".
In the wake of Democrats' push for abortion-til-birth legislation, the nation has been hit with a pro-life counter. The bill has been sent to the governor for signing.More news: Uber's new 'quiet mode' lets you avoid small talk with drivers