Two years post Dobbs, Planned Parenthood says Tennessee in ‘state of crisis’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 24, 2024 7:34 PM CT | Published: June 24, 2024 6:09 PM CT

Since the abortion ban, more than 10,000 individuals have left Tennessee to get abortions. “This is impacting our state in all sorts of ways,” said Ashley Coffield, CEO of Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi. 


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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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