WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 15: U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) arrives to a House Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee hearing on confronting white supremacy at the U.S. Capitol on May 15, 2019 in Washington, DC. During the hearing, subcommittee members and witnesses discussed the impact on the communities most victimized and targeted by white supremacists. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) joined the growing nationwide wave of outrage over Alabama's total ban on abortions, unless the life of the mother is in danger. There are no exceptions for rape or incest.

The Alabama Human Life Protection Act, signed into law on Wednesday by Republican Governor Kay Ivey, also punishes doctors who perform abortions with up to 99 years in prison.

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