GOP Gov. Kay Ivey said, "I'm not that person" anymore, referring to her performance in a minstrel show during college.
Gov. Kay Ivey (R) apologized and said she couldn't recall the incident. But she also said she wouldn't deny "the obvious" after an audio recording surfaced.
Six other states have authorized the procedure, but it’s unclear how often it’s used.
The GOP-backed bill would knock down barriers to same-sex marriage, but that's not what motivated it.
He urged Republicans to “stick together” on the abortion issue, distancing himself from Alabama's sweeping ban on the procedure.
The bill makes it a felony for a doctor to perform an abortion in nearly all cases.
The GOP senator said he has “always supported the Hyde Amendment," which prohibits federal funding of abortions except in cases of rape or incest.
The Alabama state Senate just passed the country's strictest abortion ban, which criminalizes nearly all abortions including in cases of rape and incest.
The state Senate erupted into chaos when some Republicans hastily tried to remove exemptions for rape and incest.
The declaration comes after southeastern Alabama experienced deadly tornadoes on Sunday.
But incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey secured the GOP nomination.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said Friday November 17 she plans to vote for Roy Moore in the Dec. 12 election for the U.S. Senate