By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
Tuesday, April 25, 2017, the Alabama House of Representatives passed House Bill 315. HB315 was sponsored by State Representative Ken Johnson (R-Moulton) to legalize midwives is now on the floor of the House.
Rep. Ken Johnson said that under Alabama law it is currently a misdemeanor for a certified professional midwife (CPM) to be present at a home birth.
State Representative Mary Moore (D-Birmingham) said, “I have some concerns about this bill.”