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Appeals Court Reinstates Forced Waiting Period for Abortion in Tennessee

Nashville, TN (TN Tribune) – On April 23rd, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals allowed a 48-hour mandatory waiting period to take effect immediately in Tennessee. Patients at health centers at the time of the ruling were immediately blocked from obtaining an abortion. This restriction will make abortion harder to access for all patients, especially those who already face barriers to health care. The full Sixth Circuit granted the state of Tennessee’s request to suspend a lower court’s […]