Tennessee Ranks 3rd in the Percentage of Out-of-State Abortions



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YES on 1 is a community-based outreach to raise awareness of the proposed pro-life constitutional amendment slated for public vote in 2014. Local committees in support of YES on 1 are being developed in communities, counties, churches and campuses across the state. Because of a radical 4-1 ruling by the Tennessee Supreme Court in 2000, Tennessee now boasts a broader right to abortion than that recognized by Roe v. Wade or the U.S. Constitution.


 

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Tennessee now ranks only behind Kansas and North Dakota in the percent of abortions by out-of-state residents. According to Anita Wadhwani with The Tennessean, “Newly released data on abortion in Tennessee reveal a steady decline in the number of abortions performed over the past decade and a steady increase in...

Because of a radical 4-1 ruling by the Tennessee Supreme Court in 2000, Tennessee now boasts a broader right to abortion than that recognized by Roe v. Wade or the United States Constitution. 

Approval of Amendment 1 by Tennessee voters on November 4, 2014 would allow passage and enforcement of common sense policies designed to protect the health and safety of women and girls considering abortion.

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