Reproductive rights advocate walking across state to protest abortion ban

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 27, 2022 1:59 PM CT | Published: September 26, 2022 7:24 PM CT
<strong>Francie Hunt (left), executive director of Tennessee Advocates for Planned Parenthood, leads a 538-mile walk from Memphis to Johnson City along with Laura Button (right) on Monday Sept. 26.&nbsp;</strong>(Ziggy Mack/Special to The Daily Memphian)

Francie Hunt (left), executive director of Tennessee Advocates for Planned Parenthood, leads a 538-mile walk from Memphis to Johnson City along with Laura Button (right) on Monday Sept. 26. (Ziggy Mack/Special to The Daily Memphian)

Outside Planned Parenthood’s Memphis Health Center, supporters joined Francie Hunt on the first leg of her 538-mile trek across Tennessee to protest the state’s abortion ban. 

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Planned Parenthood Ashley Coffield Francie Hunt abortion rights Roe v. Wade

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