Alabama governor clears near-total abortion ban bill

Anger in Alabama after the state passes the United States' toughest abortion law.

    The governor of the US state of Alabama, Kay Ivey, has signed into law a controversial abortion bill that outlaws the procedure in almost all cases.

    The only exception being when a woman's health is at serious risk.

    Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from Birmingham, Alabama.


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