A Tennessee house committee passed two bills that would restrict access to abortion care in the state. Among the bills considered priories by anti-choice policymakers are those designed to reinstate laws struck down by the state supreme court ruling in 2000.
With November’s passage of Amendment 1, Tennessee anti-choicers finally had what they needed to pass the very same restrictive abortion laws the state supreme court had struck down 15 years ago. Or so they thought.
From Catholic hospitals to juries in Indiana, more and more pregnant people are finding themselves pitted against their pregnancies.
On this episode of Reality Cast, Jeff Teague of Planned Parenthood explains the fallout from Tennessee’s new abortion law. In another segment, host Amanda Marcotte discusses how Roe‘s anniversary brings out goofy anti-choicers again, and Obama exposes conservative hypocrisy on the family values question.
A plan to provide health care to low-income Tennesseans seems to be gathering support among state lawmakers, business leaders, and voters.
Tennessee lawmakers have introduced multiple anti-choice bills in the wake of a constitutional amendment approved by voters that permits state lawmakers to pass laws regulating abortion.
The order, released Friday, agrees to hear challenges from Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee.
The Roberts Court on Monday denied review of a Louisiana ban on same-sex marriage, noting the federal appeals court has yet to rule, as well as two campaign finance related challenges.
Of course Obama’s plan, which is inspired by the Republican Tennessee governor’s initiative, is a good one—but the conservative outrage is still so thick you could choke on it.
A Tennessee lawmaker has filed a bill that would require physicians to provide women seeking an abortion with misleading state-mandated information. The bill is now one of multiple anti-choice bills that have already been filed in preparation for what is expected to be a legislative session full of attacks on reproductive rights in Tennessee.