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Alabama Doctor Says She’ll Disobey Statewide Abortion Ban By Still Giving Abortions (Video)

The medical director of the Alabama Women’s Center for Reproductive Alternatives, Dr. Yashica Robinson, pledged to continue performing medical abortions despite Alabama’s near-total ban against the procedure.

The doctor mentioned that she would not change her daily routine regardless of the legislation being enforced in six months’ time. She also added that she was enraged with the bill after knowing that medical abortion will be banned in nearly all cases, including rape and incest, all over the state.

“As a mother and a physician, this abortion ban is deeply personal. I carry both these identities with me as I care for women and honor their decisions to become parents or to terminate their pregnancies.” Robinson wrote in a CNN op-ed. Read the full story here ▶