Planned Parenthood takes back endorsement of Towns over abortion vote

By , Daily Memphian Published: March 20, 2019 3:37 PM CT

In a largely symbolic gesture, Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi is taking back its endorsement of Democratic state Representative Joe Towns of Memphis in last year's primary and general elections because of Towns' recent vote in favor of the “fetal heartbeat” bill.

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