Tennessee Advocates Speak Out Against Pregnant Criminalization

RH Reality Check posted the story “Tennessee Advocates Speak Out Against Pregnant Criminalization“.

On April 15, RH Reality Check hosted an audio press call on the Tennessee Pregnancy Criminalization Law, SB 1391, and was joined by representatives from SisterReach, Healthy & Free Tennessee, and the National Advocates for Pregnant Women.

A coalition of Tennessee groups is calling on Gov. Bill Haslam to veto SB 1391, the Pregnancy Criminalization Law (also HB 1295) because, according to the coalition, “neither the born nor the unborn are protected when police and prosecutors can decide what is best for pregnant women and new mothers.”

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