On Wednesday evening Governor Kay Ivey, a white, female, conservative, signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act (HB 314), which would classify abortion as a felony. Doctors could face up to a maximum prison sentence of 99 years if found guilty, while an attempted abortion holds a sentence of up to 10 years in prison.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., said that “Abortion bans aren’t just about controlling women’s right but it’s also about controlling women’s sexuality”. She is one of the women who is not going to sit back and not speak out about this.
She believe’s it’s about women’s power and their own rights.
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