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Fate of Tennessee abortion measure Amendment 1 now up to appeals court
The Tennessean

Fate of Tennessee abortion measure Amendment 1 now up to appeals court

The Tennessean - August 2, 2017

CINCINNATI — A federal appeals court in Cincinnati on Wednesday heard competing arguments on the validity of votes for the 2014 Tennessee abortion ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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20-week abortion ban advances in Tennessee House
The Tennessean, Tennessee - March 28, 2017

Tennessee lawmakers advanced a measure Tuesday to ban 20-week abortions after tearful testimony from a mother who called the legislation "cruel" and one s

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Letter: Six-week abortion ban would harm women
Knoxville News Sentinel, Tennessee - March 13, 2017

Once again, women find their reproductive health and rights in the hands of politicians. The bills at hand are referred to as the 6-week and 20-week abortion ban bills. These bills are no more than a measure to undermine women and their healthcare.Sent!A link has ...

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