Shelby lawmakers take opposite sides on fetal heartbeat bill

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 27, 2019 10:34 AM CT | Published: February 26, 2019 5:11 PM CT

Legislation prohibiting abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected passed a key committee Tuesday, but Shelby County lawmakers on the panel are split on the bill.


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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

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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