‘We have to fight’: Alabama’s extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism

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Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the laws

As strict anti-abortion laws spread across the US, pro-choice Americans are organizing on multiple fronts to protect women’s access to abortions: from local women’s rights groups boasting record donations to high-powered national organizations planning legal action and electoral strategies, to economic boycotts of states passing the laws.

The strictest of the recent laws – an outright ban in Alabama that would make providing an abortion a felony punishable by prison – was signed into law by the state’s governor, Kay Ivey, on Wednesday.

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