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Under the measure, pregnant women would have the right to choose either form of burial as well as select the location, but may choose not to exercise that right.
As hospitals would be excluded under the bill, it would only affect the state’s three abortion facilities.
The judge cited testimony from abortion providers that abortion does not increase risk of negative psychological outcomes.
Medical abortions made up around 40% of at U.S. abortions in 2017, according to the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute.
Rep. John DeBerry was one of more than 100 Democrats at the federal, state, and local levels who recently asked the platform committee of the Democratic National Convention to moderate the abortion language in the party’s platform.
The Tennessee Senate passed a ban on abortion June 19 by a 23-5 party line vote.
Marjorie Dannenfelser of the Susan B. Anthony List praised Tennessee's pro-life bill, saying the "landmark new law includes some of the strongest protections in the nation for unborn children and their mothers.”
Pro-life measures in Kentucky, Tennessee and Indiana gain political traction, but face obstacles in the courts
The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a challenge to a pro-life amendment to the Tennessee Constitution.