Americans are outraged, angry, upset, and scared now that Alabama Republican Governor Kay Ivey has just signed into law a bill banning all abortions, except if the mother's life is threatened by her pregnancy.
Today, I signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act. To the bill’s many supporters, this legislation sta… https://t.co/iGzfUDMGRk— Governor Kay Ivey (@Governor Kay Ivey)1557957411.0
Many are expressing anger and feelings of betrayal, noting Republicans called those who opposed President Donald Trump's Supreme Court picks "hysterical," while insisting that Roe v. Wade was settled law and could never be challenged or overturned.
The Alabama bill was designed by religious extremists to overturn Roe v. Wade. Now that it has been signed in to law it will be challenged, along with other extreme abortion bans in other states. They will get to the Supreme Court, and many experts believe the Trump-formed Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade.
On social media, many are expressing anger at those who put Donald Trump in the Oval Office, especially Americans who chose to vote third party, for Jill Stein or Gary Johnson as a protest vote. Some are blaming what right now feels like the inevitable overturn of a woman's right to choose on those who enabled and motivated protest votes, including actress Susan Sarandon.
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Every woman sobbing on election night knew what was coming.— Jennifer Wright (@Jennifer Wright)1557942199.0
There is a special place in hell for Governor Kay Ivey. https://t.co/7mDBkY0AHE— Amee Vanderpool (@Amee Vanderpool)1557959933.0
It’s done. They are coming for Roe. VOLUNTEER. DONATE. CALL. EMAIL. POSTCARD. TEXT. GOTV! #resist https://t.co/5ObgPH9Jt7— Amy Siskind 🏳️🌈 (@Amy Siskind 🏳️🌈)1557958002.0
It’s never the wrong time to say this, but now seems like a particularly right time: Susan Sarandon can go fuck herself forever.— Jaclyn “Histrionic” Friedman, MFA 🩸🦷 (@Jaclyn “Histrionic” Friedman, MFA 🩸🦷)1557933771.0
It's amazing protest voters dont see the link between their 2016 narcissism and Alabama et. al. abortion laws. Thi… https://t.co/M4myztF3aD— Kurt "Masks Save Lives" Eichenwald (@Kurt "Masks Save Lives" Eichenwald)1557935212.0
Anyone hear from Susan Sarandon or Jill Stein this morning? https://t.co/AokQ24LwXw— Tim Fullerton (@Tim Fullerton)1557925048.0
Congratulations, @SenatorCollins-this is yours to own. #AlabamaAbortionBan— Amee Vanderpool (@Amee Vanderpool)1557961390.0