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Stricter standards for abortion ahead: Bill aims to restrict which doctors abortion clinics can use, sets new building codes

Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 4:41 pm | Updated: 4:42 pm, Wed Mar 6, 2013.

MONTGOMERY — A bill setting stricter standards for Alabama's five abortion clinics is closer to becoming law.

The Senate Health Committee approved the bill 7-3 Wednesday. The “yes” votes all came from Republicans and the “no” votes from two Democrats and an independent.

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