Key Votes

SA 837 - Allowing Abortion in Certain Circumstances - Key Vote

Tennessee Key Votes

Roy Herron voted Nay (Tabling Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Tabled (Senate) (20-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Allowing Abortion in Certain Circumstances

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that allows abortion when the pregnancy has resulted from rape or incest and when the procedure is necessary to save the pregnant woman's life. 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 in Certain Circumstances

Sponsors

  • Beverly Robison Marrero (TN - D) (Out Of Office)