Hopeful Presidential Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Did not count on the new abortion laws in republican-led states and pledged to take action to counteract such measures if she won in 2020.
] Several states, such as Georgia, have passed "heartbeat bills" prohibiting abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, typically after six weeks – when many women do not yet know they are pregnant. Last week, Alabama banned almost all abortions at any time, including rape or incest.
ALABAMA'S LATEST STATE SERIES WITH RESTRICTED ABORTION LAWS
"This is dangerous," she told host Chris Wallace on "Fox News Sunday." "It's a place we've never met, I think people have always warned that this could happen and it actually happened."
Klobuchar said that these new laws would actually make it impossible for anyone to get an abortion. "While some states note they are also trying to fund planned parenting to reduce the availability of contraceptives.
Lawmakers, as well as the sponsor of the Alabama Law, made it clear that the purpose of adopting such comprehensive restrictions on abortions is is hoping that a case will find its way to the Supreme Court, where a conservative majority could overthrow Roe against Wade, who declared that abortion is a constitutional right States decide whether abortion remains legal or not.
To counteract this, Klobuchar promised that Roe v. Wade would be repealed: "I would make sure we had Roe v. Wade into law. "
On the other side of the spectrum, Republicans expressed concern over proposed legislation in states such as Virginia and New York that largely provide for abortion and allow it at any time during a particular pregnancy.
VIRGINIA STRIKES THE LAW In January, New York passed the Reproductive Health Act, which removed certain abortion restrictions in the third trimester and allowed the procedure in certain situations at any time during pregnancy.
Wallace asked Klobuchar about laws She says she does so in cases where her mother's life or health is in danger.
"That's exactly what the Supreme Court ruling says, and I am agree, "she said. [1