Key Votes

SA 839 - Allowing Medically Necessary Abortions - Key Vote

Tennessee Key Votes

Roy Herron Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Tabled (Senate) (18-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Allowing Medically Necessary Abortions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that allows abortion if it is medically necessary to save the mother's life. Prohibits partial-birth/late-term abortion.

Note:

NOTE: A LEGISLATOR MAY MOVE TO TABLE ANY PENDING LEGISLATION, THUS HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION. A "YEA" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION, AND A "NAY" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF FURTHER CONSIDERATION. TABLING MOTIONS ARE OFTEN USED TO KILL LEGISLATION.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Allowing Medically Necessary Abortions

Sponsors

  • Roy Brasfield Herron (TN - D) (Out Of Office)