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Tax Dollars Wasted on Anti-Choice "Discredited Expert"

Alabama, North Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin have pledged to pay a "discredited expert" nearly $200,000 to defend anti-choice laws that restrict women's reproductive freedom.

Anti-Choice Politicians Target Health Departments

There's a troubling trend of anti-choice governors using their state health to departments to restrict abortion access.


Alabama's grade on choice-related laws:


Access Fact

93 percent of Alabama counties have no abortion provider


Source: Guttmacher Institute

Political Info and Laws in Brief


  • Governor Robert Bentley (R) is anti-choice.


  • The Alabama House is anti-choice.
  • The Alabama Senate is anti-choice.


Abortion Bans

Alabama has criminal bans on abortion.
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Biased Counseling & Mandatory Delay

Alabama law subjects women seeking abortion services to biased-counseling requirements and mandatory delays.
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Counseling Ban/Gag Rule

Alabama prohibits certain state employees and organizations receiving state funds from advocating for or promoting abortion services.
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Insurance Prohibition for Abortion

Alabama restricts insurance coverage of abortion for some individuals.
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Restrictions on Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion

Alabama restricts low-income women's access to abortion.
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Restrictions on Young Women's Access to Abortion

Alabama law restricts young women's access to abortion services by mandating parental consent.
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Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)

Alabama subjects abortion providers to burdensome restrictions not applied to other medical professionals.
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Low-Income Women's Access to Family Planning

Alabama provides certain low-income women increased coverage for Medicaid-funded family-planning services.
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Post-Viability Abortion Restriction

Alabama restricts post-viability abortion.
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