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March-28-13

Rally Against TRAP Law in Alabama

A Women's Day rally and lobby day will be held in Montgomery, Alabama, on April 2nd to address the Extreme Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP) law pending in the state Senate.

The Alabama House voted 73 to 23 for TRAP law in February that would require all comprehensive women's clinic to comply with stringent, unnecessary hospital-like building requirements and would require their doctors to have local hospital admitting privileges. The goal of the legislation is to close all abortion and family planning clinics in Alabama.

The House bill has now been approved by the Senate Committee and could go to the Senate floor for a vote as soon as this coming Tuesday.

Media Resources: Feminist Majority Foundation