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Hamilton County commissioners vote on Amendment 1

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Hamilton County commissioners voted Wednesday to support a proposed amendment to give lawmakers the powers to regulate abortions.  

In a 5-2 vote, the measure called "Amendment number 1" was passed, giving the state the ability to enact, amend, or repeal abortion laws.  

The commissioners decision does not however impact the actual passage of the amendment.  

Tennessee residents will vote on the issue in the November 4th election.  

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