AG agrees state will stop en­forc­ing 2 abor­tion lim­its

The Washington Times Daily - - NATION -

NASHVILLE | Ten­nessee’s at­tor­ney gen­eral has agreed that the state will drop two abor­tion lim­its sim­i­lar to Texas laws struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court, ac­cord­ing to court fil­ings Thurs­day.

One of the re­quire­ments man­dated that abor­tion providers have hospi­tal ad­mit­ting priv­i­leges. The other forced abor­tion clin­ics to meet hospi­tal-level sur­gi­cal stan­dards.

The Supreme Court struck down sim­i­lar Texas laws in June 2016.

The state will con­tinue to de­fend another re­stric­tion that re­quires coun­sel­ing and a 48-hour wait­ing pe­riod for women seek­ing abor­tions.

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