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Tennessee lawmakers send governor 'trigger[]' abortion ban
"When Roe v. Wade is overturned, we'll be able to determine abortion policies in place in Tennessee," said Rep. Susan Lynn, a Republican from Old Hickory and one of the bill's sponsors. "We will return [?] to a pro-life policy in this state."
The so-called trigger ban would take effect within 30 days if the high court overturns Roe v. Wade. It includes exceptions for medical emergencies only, not for rape or incest. Doctors who violate the law would face a felony charge under the ban.
General Assembly
House: 26 (D), 73 (R); Fun Fact: $19,009/year salary
Senate: 5 (D), 1 (I), 27 (R)
Tennessee's legislature needs more women
20, of which 1 "working mother"

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by Cat on Tue Apr 23rd, 2019 at 02:51:59 PM EST
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