TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Oct 31, 2013

A Supreme Court ruling 13 years ago that threw out 48-hour mandatory waiting periods for abortions and requirements that all but first-term abortions be performed in hospitals is back in the spotlight in Tennessee. According to Fox News 17, anti-abortion rights activists like state Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey are already planning high-dollar fundraisers one year before a constitutional amendment will be presented next fall. The amendment would give lawmakers more power to restrict access to abortions.