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Tennessee Will Put Anti-Abortion Constitutional Amendment to Voters

6/22/2011 Governor Bill Haslam signs SJR 127 Constitutional Amendment. Image Source

The state wants to amend its constitution to say that a woman’s right to choose is not a right at all.

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Protester Allegedly Assaults Clinic Director With Wooden Cross

A protester at a Tennessee reproductive health clinic becomes violent as the clinic owner tells the group to remove a cross.

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Tennessee: Wait, Morning After Pill Isn’t RU 486?

One county gets back its family planning funding after they learn that the morning after pill and the abortion pill are not actually the same pill.

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The War on Contraception Goes Viral

Anti-choicers may have failed to defund Planned Parenthood on a federal level, but they sent a warning to conservative politicians to oppose access to contraception or else. And on a state and local level, politicians are listening.

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Stacey Campfield’s Tennessee Gag Order on Gays

Tennessee’s proposed ban on discussing homosexuality is, of course, more about the “homo” than the “sexuality.”

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Roundup: Tennessee May Amend Constitution to Allow for Anti-Abortion Laws

TN state flag, photo by euthman

Tennessee steps closer to a constitution that doesn’t protect a right to abortion; Arizona has a new anti-abortion law; Filippino president risks ex-communication for reproductive health bill; and the reproductive health needs of women in prison.

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Tennessee Wants Voters to Decide on Total Abortion Ban

A vote to add an amendment to ban abortion is on the docket for the state senate.

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Morning Roundup: Dillard’s Sponsors Event to Raise Money for Racist Billboards

Testing at home for HPV, Montana guts family planning program, Tennessee will reimburse vaginal and C-section births at the same rate, nineteen Senators sign letter supporting Planned Parenthood, and Dillard’s department store is sponsoring a fashion show to benefit Heroic Media, who is raising money for more racist billboards.

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Morning Roundup: “Don’t Say Gay” in Tennessee

Tennessee wants to ban any mention of homosexuality in grade school, Iowa may be legalizing the murder of abortion providers, and Planned Parenthood clinics – and their advocates – across the country warn about the devastating impact of the Pence amendment.

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Morning Roundup: North Dakota – Personhood Before Pregnancy?

Personhood before pregnancy in North Dakota, Memphis pastor shames unwed parents, anti-choice groups are silent on the “forcible rape” bill, and Georgia looks to follow Nebraska on fetal pain.

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