Lawsuit seeks to prevent prosecutions for helping arrange abortions outside Alabama

Two clinic owners in Alabama and the ACLU filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to prevent prosecutions of people who provide information or assistance to women who want to travel out of state to get abortions.

Alabama law prohibits doctors and others from performing abortions. The two plaintiffs in the lawsuit, Dr. Yashica Robinson and Robin Marty, used to run abortion clinics but now provide other health services to women, including prenatal and sexual health care. Both women  said they were afraid to provide information about abortion clinics located in states where the procedure is legal because of statements made by Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall.

In a 2022 radio interview, Marshall said organizations that fund abortions out of state could potentially face legal scrutiny, according to the complaint….”

By Molly
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