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Supreme Court upholds access to mifepristone: What the abortion pill ruling means in Tennessee

Posted on AllSides June 14th, 2024
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Tennesseans' only in-state option for abortion care just survived a U.S. Supreme Court challenge. Tennessee has one of the strictest abortion bans in the country: the medical procedure is banned without exceptions for rape and incest. Legislation passed this year makes it a felony to recruit or transport a minor for an illegal abortion without parental consent. That leaves mifepristone, the widely used abortion pill approved by the FDA in 2000, the only option for people seeking abortion. It's not sold in state, but Tennesseans can still order it from...

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