We surveyed 140 Alabama lawmakers about the future of abortion. Only a handful answered

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — In the weeks ahead of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision eliminating a constitutional right to abortion access, CBS 42 rea...

July 1, 2022
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — In the weeks ahead of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision eliminating a constitutional right to abortion access, CBS 42 reached out to Alabama's 140 state lawmakers about the future of reproductive rights in the state. Only five legislators — three Republicans and two Democrats — responded to the five-question survey. While a limited sample, the lawmakers' wide-ranging views offer some insight into the future of reproductive rights in the Yellowhammer State. More News from WRBL The survey, sent repeatedly to contact emails listed on the legislature's website, asked senators and representatives about their views on access to abortion and Plan B, an emergency contraceptive.

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