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Challenge to Tennessee abortion waiting period moves forward
The Tennessean

Challenge to Tennessee abortion waiting period moves forward

The Tennessean - September 22, 2017

A stalled legal challenge to Tennessee's 48-hour abortion waiting period is moving forward two years after a group of clinics first filed suit.The federal ...


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Marsha Blackburn's abortion work admirable: Letters to the editor, Oct. 15
The Tennessean, Tennessee - October 15, 2017

I want to express my support for Marsha Blackburn. Her work with the House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives was admirable, if only for the fact that it drew attention to the heinous practice of abortion, which is the taking of an innocent life.


Tennessee's abortion laws at risk in quirky vote count case
WZTV, Tennessee - August 1, 2017

A 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hearing Wednesday in Cincinnati will mark the first major action in more than a year in the case of Amendment 1, an anti-abortion measure passed by voters in 2014. The amendment says that nothing in the state constitution "secures ...


20-week abortion ban advances to Senate floor
The Tennessean, Tennessee - April 19, 2017

A state Senate committee passed the lone remaining abortion bill Wednesday, which was amended after the state attorney general said the bill was "constitutionally suspect."The amended version took out objective medical evidence as a determining factor for w


Federal Judge Signs Order Halting 2 Tennessee Abortion Laws
Memphis Daily News, Tennessee - April 16, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) â A federal judge has signed an order halting the enforcement of two abortion restrictions in Tennessee that are similar to Texas laws struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court. The order approved Friday reflects an agreement in a ...


Tennessee agrees to stop enforcing two abortion measures
The Tennessean, Tennessee - April 13, 2017

Tennessee will no longer enforce two abortion clinic regulations that are similar to those struck down as unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court in a Texas case last June. Sent!A link has been sent to your friend's email address.Posted!A lin


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