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It's harder than ever to get an abortion in Tennessee


It's harder than ever to get an abortion in Tennessee
Salon

In a move that foreshadowed a current national debate, the Tennessee state legislature passed a law earlier this year prohibiting abortion after 20 weeks gestational age except in cases of medical emergency. Tennessee now ranks among the states with

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