Biden executive order unlikely to expand Tennessee’s limited abortion access

By  and , Daily Memphian Updated: July 08, 2022 5:33 PM CT | Published: July 08, 2022 1:53 PM CT
<strong>Protesters rally during a march for Planned Parenthood in Downtown Memphis on May 14. Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi suspended abortion services on June 28, after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.</strong> (Lucy Garrett/Special to The Daily Memphian)

Protesters rally during a march for Planned Parenthood in Downtown Memphis on May 14. Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi suspended abortion services on June 28, after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. (Lucy Garrett/Special to The Daily Memphian)

“The executive order ... protects contraception and providers who are going to be needing to do their jobs to save the women that we’re going to see an influx of,” said one local OB-GYN. “I think that’s a good start.”

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Shera Avi-Yonah

Shera Avi-Yonah is an enterprise freelance intern for The Daily Memphian. She has previously reported for Bloomberg News and the American Prospect.

Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki has spent the better part of two decades writing about Memphis. A former digital journalist for WMC Action News 5 and staff reporter for Memphis Daily News, her work has also appeared in The Commercial Appeal, High Ground News, I Love Memphis, Inside Memphis Business, The Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent, Memphis Magazine and Tri-State Defender. 


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