June 19, 2020
Governor of Tennessee congratulates state Republicans who passed unconstitutional abortion ban. Ban does not allow abortions after six weeks, and has no exceptions for rape or incest. Adding insult to injury, the legislation was passed in the middle of the night, without a formal public presence.
ACLU files lawsuit same day to contest the legislation. More of the story here: https://www.wate.com/news/lawsuit-filed-against-the-state-of-tennessee-over-abortion-law-as-covid-19-cases-rise/