Pro-Life Women Announce Bills to Restore Protective Policies

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - Several female members of the state Legislature have announced legislation which would restore common-sense policies regarding the practice of abortion in Tennessee. During a Capitol Hill press conference held hours before the opening of the 109th General Assembly, state Senator Mae Beavers (Mount Juliet) joined Representatives Susan Lynn (Mount Juliet) and Debra Moody (Covington) to announce their intentions to promote passage of several policies including informed consent for women and girls considering abortion, a short waiting period and a requirement that abortion facilities be held to the same health and safety standards as other out-patient surgical facilities. Continue reading

Tennessee Right to Life Announces Legislative Focus for Upcoming Session

Informed Consent, Short Waiting Period, and Licensure of Abortion Facilities Nashville---The state's oldest and largest pro-life organization reiterated its focus for the upcoming legislative session:  restoring previously passed protections which were struck down by activist state court abortion rulings in 2000 and 2002. Continue reading