Supporters have been unable to get the 63 votes needed to pass the measure in the 105-member House of Representatives. Clouse, who was handling the bill in the House, said the bill will not be coming back this session.
Supporters were one vote short.
The episode "Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone" aired nationally on May 13
Gov Ivey: "We have to abide by the law."
This is the first of the fetal heartbeat bans to go before the courts (including Georgia's)
Charges involve 8 victims at this point.
Governor Ivey says of the signing, "every life is a sacred gift from God."
She says potential legal fees should not deter "efforts to protect the unborn."
Down an old country road in Alabama lies a preserve called Tigers For Tomorrow. One built for education and commitment to more than 160 animals.
Watch the debate and vote live here.