Angry About Alabama and Want to Support Pro-Choice Groups? Here’s How.

Last week, Alabama signed into law the most restrictive abortion measures in the nation.

By Portland Monthly Staff May 20, 2019

Last week, Alabama signed into law the most restrictive abortion measures America has seen since the passing of Roe v. Wade in 1973. The new law, written by 25 men and signed into law by Governor Kay Ivey, has no exemptions for rape or incest, and punishes a doctor who performs an abortion—even in such cases—with up to 99 years in prison. This comes after a July NBC news poll found that 52 percent of Republicans supported Roe v. Wade. Meanwhile, Missouri and Ohio have been in the news for proposals to implement eight-week and six-week abortion bans.

In Oregon, we're (comparatively) lucky: our state boasts some of the country's most progressive abortion and reproductive health laws. But if you're angry about the loss of reproductive rights elsewhere—and what it could mean for laws nationwide—here’s what you can do right now:

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