3 weeks ago
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Bill to ban abortions at 20 weeks passes in TN Senate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Senate has voted to pass a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks if doctors determine the fetus is viable. The ban would not apply in medical emergencies or if the mother faces risks of death or serious damage to a major bodily function. The Tennessee attorney general’s […]
4 weeks ago
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Tennessee AG to defend abortion bill if it becomes law

"the law to some degree is unsettled"
1 month ago
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Tennessee Senate committee passes abortion bill

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A bill that would ban most abortions at 20 weeks has passed in a Senate committee, despite Tennessee’s attorney general calling the measure “constitutionally suspect.” Doctors who violated the law could be subject to criminal prosecution under the measure. The legislation was sponsored by Sen. Joey Hensley, a Republican from Hohenwald […]
3 months ago
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‘Fetal heartbeat’ abortion ban bill fails in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A bill seeking to ban abortion in Tennessee at the first detected fetal heartbeat, as early as six weeks, has failed for the year. A House health panel voted not to consider the legislation by Republican Rep. Micah Van Huss of Jonesborough anymore during this year’s legislative session. Last week, a […]
3 months ago
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Tennessee AG says abortion bill constitutionally suspect

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee’s state attorney general says bills in the General Assembly that would outlaw abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected by ultrasound may not be able to stand up in court. However, the opinion written by Attorney General Herbert Slatery said a provision that would force women to get an ultrasound […]
Bradley County
4 months ago
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Pregnancy Center Holds Celebration of Life Service

Some Cleveland residents against abortion are coming together this weekend to celebrate life.
9 months ago
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Pro Choice group targets Sen. Bob Corker in Zika ad

Women deserve a full range of health care options, including abortion, not options limited by Senator Corker’s extreme and out-of-touch political beliefs.
Chattanooga Officials React to the Supreme Court’s Decision
11 months ago
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Chattanooga Officials React to the Supreme Court’s Decision

Everyone may not agree with it, but the Supreme Court's 5-to-3 ruling, stands as a huge victory for women's health.
11 months ago
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Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic regulations

the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century
1 year ago
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Okla. governor vetoes sweeping abortion ban bill

OKLAHOMA CITY (CBS News) – Governor Mary Fallin on Thursday vetoed a measure that would have banned abortion in the state, because the bill was vague and would not withstand a criminal constitutional legal challenge, reports CBS affiliate News9 in Oklahoma City. Senate Bill 1552 would have made it a felony for physicians to perform abortions. […]