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A bill that would ban some abortions at 20 weeks has passed in a Senate committee, despite Tennessee's attorney general calling the measure "constitutionally suspect." 

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Tennessee's attorney general has agreed that the state will drop two abortion limits. Herbert Slatery’s decision was contained in federal court filings on Thursday.

President Trump quietly signed legislation Thursday that rolls back an Obama-era rule protecting certain federal funds for Planned Parenthood and other organizations that provide legal abortions.

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The sponsor of a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks in Tennessee has delayed the legislation for a week to give lawmakers a chance to read the opinion of the attorney general, who has called sections "constitutionally suspect." 

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A judge has signed an order to keep Kentucky's last abortion clinic open until a lawsuit aimed at preventing its closure is resolved. 

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Tennessee attorney general Herbert H. Slatery III is questioning the constitutionality of a bill banning most abortions after 20 weeks.

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A federal judge in Indianapolis has blocked a state mandate forcing women to undergo an ultrasound at least 18 hours before having an abortion.


 U.S. District Judge Greg Stivers temporarily halted the shutdown of EMW Women’s Surgical Center in Louisville, ordering the state to allow the clinic to continue operating.

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  A federal judge has halted the impending shutdown of the only clinic in Kentucky that performs abortions.

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The last abortion provider in Kentucky is suing the state to stay open after Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration gave the clinic notice that it would be shut down.