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Anger erupts on Alabama senate floor over abortion

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Anger erupts on Alabama senate floor over abortion

Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after a shouting match on the Senate floor about whether to allow women impregnated by rape and incest to have a legal abortion.

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Anger erupts on Alabama senate floor over abortion

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the Senate floor about whether to allow women impregnated by rape and incest to have a legal abortion.

The Alabama debate follows passage of anti-abortion laws in states that border it to the east and west, Georgia and Mississippi, creating what abortion rights advocates have warned would be a massive "abortion desert." Anti-abortion legislators have introduced strict bills in states across the country, inviting legal challenges in hopes that a case will land before the U.S. Supreme Court.

The high court now has a majority of conservative judges, including two appointed by Republican President Donald Trump, who could possibly overturn Roe v.

Wade, the 1973 landmark decision that established a woman's right to an abortion.

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