Lawmakers Pass a Restrictive Abortion Ban as Time Runs Out in the Session

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The clock is ticking toward the end of the Alabama legislative session. This past week was dominated by news people around the world were talking about: state lawmakers passed what is considered the most restrictive abortion bill in the nation. The measure makes performing an abortion a felony in almost all cases. WBHM’s Gigi Douban asked Don Dailey, host of Alabama Public Television’s Capitol Journal, whether he noticed a shift from last week’s chaos in the Senate to this week’s almost anticlimactic passing of the legislation.

 

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