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SA 841 - Allowing Abortion for Rape Victims who are Minors - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Tabled (Senate) (20-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Allowing Abortion for Rape Victims who are Minors

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that allows abortion to end a pregnancy resulting from the rape of a minor when the procedure is necessary to save the life of the pregnant minor. Prohibits partial-birth/late-term abortions.

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 Abortion for Rape Victims who are Minors

Sponsors

  • Doug Jackson (TN - D) (Out Of Office)
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