Federal court temporarily blocks state medical abortion law

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 30, 2020 1:37 PM CT | Published: September 30, 2020 1:33 PM CT
<strong>A Planned Parenthood clinic is seen in St. Louis. Planned Parenthood and the ACLU of Tennessee called a new Tennessee law that forces abortion clinics to tell patients about the potential to &ldquo;reverse&rdquo; a medical abortion &ldquo;unproven and politically-motivated&rdquo; with no basis in medical research.&nbsp;</strong>(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

A Planned Parenthood clinic is seen in St. Louis. Planned Parenthood and the ACLU of Tennessee called a new Tennessee law that forces abortion clinics to tell patients about the potential to “reverse” a medical abortion “unproven and politically-motivated” with no basis in medical research. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

A federal court has blocked temporarily a state law that forces abortion clinics to tell patients about the potential to “reverse” a medical abortion.

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Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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