Backlash Mounts Against Conservative States for Abortion Bans

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Sunday, May 19th
A lot of heat is coming down on Alabama after the state passed the harshest abortion ban in the nation this past Wednesday.

State officials from Colorado and Maryland are calling for a ban on tax dollars be used for travel to Alabama.

Officials in Austin, Texas, are also considering a boycott.

The growing ire against the restrictive abortion laws coming from Conservative states some
GOP lawmakers are distancing themselves from the bans... including President Trump.

Trump tweeted last night that, while he is pro-life, abortions should be allowed in cases of rape and incest, which the Alabama bill outlaws.

For more, KCBS' Susan Kennedy spoke with Tom Foty, Washington Correspondent for CBS News.