TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Dec 11, 2014

Most bills being proposed to regulate abortions in Tennessee probably won’t succeed, Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey said today. Ramsey told reporters that despite passage of  a constitutional amendment giving the legislature more power to regulate abortions, the General Assembly will likely just focus only on restoring laws on mandatory counseling, waiting periods and clinic regulations that were struck down as part of a 2000 state Supreme Court decision. The Tennessean has more.