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20-week abortion ban advances to Senate floor
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20-week abortion ban advances to Senate floor

The Tennessean - 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 ...

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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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Tennessee AG: Abortion bill 'constitutionally suspect'
The Tennessean, Tennessee - March 2, 2017

The Tennessee Attorney General has said the core of abortion-related legislation before the General Assembly is "constitutionally suspect," though some aspects of the bill are defensible.In a new opinion, state Attorney General Hebert Slatery said "the proposed ...

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Bill banning abortion after 20 weeks returns to Tennessee legislature
The Tennessean, Tennessee - January 25, 2017

A bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy will again be considered by Tennessee lawmakers.Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver, R-Lancaster, filed the controversial bill Wednesday, rejuvenating a measure she ended in the 2016 legislative sessio

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Former Inmate Sues Sheriff For Denying Abortion
NewsChannel5.com, Tennessee - January 11, 2017

A former inmate has filed a law suit against the Maury County Sheriff in federal court, claiming he denied her right to an abortion because the pregnancy was not a threat to the inmate's health or the result of rape or incest. "We did not have a

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