ALABAMA REPRESENTATIVE PROPOSES THAT THE STATE REQUIRE ABORTION DOCTORS TO COMMIT MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

“We Dare Defend Our Rights”

Rep. Kerry Rich (R-Albertville) has no expertise in obstetrics, but that never stopped him from sponsoring anti-abortion bills which are unconstitutional and contrary to experts’ recommendations. In 2013, Rich was named “Legislator of the Year” by the Christian Coalition of Alabama, an extremist organization which does not represent the views of mainline Christian denominations and is intolerant of the views of other religious groups.

Re: HB314 and companion bill SB211 to criminalize abortion

April 9, 2019

by Elizabeth Potter Graham, JD

I am a resident of Alabama, currently Vestavia Hills, and I have voted since 1972.

Please read this letter regarding the proposed House Bill 314 and companion Senate Bill 211.

Legislative committee procedures do not allow sufficient time to cover the law and facts pertaining to the bill. I urge legislators to read Roe v. Wade, beginning with §V (skip the boring procedural issues). Legislators should understand why SCOTUS ruled as they did, and why these bills are unconstitutional and medically unsound.

Since…

Elizabeth Potter Graham, JD

Twitter @ALReproRightsAd Retired attorney in Alabama, women’s reproductive rights & ethical government advocate.

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