Tennessee could become 'hot spot' for abortions
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - An Alabama law banning abortions could drive women seeking the procedure in Tennessee.
“We are horrified and angry,” said Lizzy Thomas, a Planned Parenthood spokesperson, about the measure signed into law Wednesday will create momentum for lawmakers in Tennessee.
Now that there’s a conservative majority on the Supreme Court, lawmakers across the country are pushing for stricter abortion laws to challenge Roe v. Wade.
Tennessee tabled its own abortion bill earlier this year that would have banned abortions after a fetal heartbeat was detected, which can be as early as six weeks.
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