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Supporters of stricter abortion regulations in Tennessee say an effort to have the Amendment 1 vote overturned subverts the will of the voters. Amendment 1 — which changes the Tennessee Constitution to make it easier for lawmakers to restrict abortion — passed last week with 53 percent of voters casting ballots in favor. On Friday, …

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee voters approve giving lawmakers more power to regulate abortions. The change opens the way for the state Legislature to enact many new restrictions on abortion in Tennessee. The referendum was originally conceived in response to a 2000 Tennessee Supreme Court decision that held abortion was protected by the state constitution …

In the days leading up to today’s election, the Twitter feeds for #YesOn1 and #NoOn1 revealed how devisive the issue had become. The top 10 hasthags for yes were words such as abortion, life and women. The top 10 hashtags for no included her, rights and decisions. A look at the most tweeted terms by #YesOn1 …

If you’ve listened to the radio in recent weeks, you’ve probably heard advertisements for and against Amendment 1 that both say the other side is lying. What is really a debate over the enforcement of abortion regulations has turned into a show of pro-life vs. pro-choice views. That is not even what the amendment is …

The vote on a proposed amendment to the Tennessee Constitution concerning abortion may be a close call, according to the latest statewide Poll by MTSU, conducted from October 22 to October 26. Amendment 1 would specify that the state constitution says nothing on the rights of a woman to terminate a pregnancy, nullifying past Supreme …

Amendment 1 is one of the potential laws up for vote during the November 4 elections in Tennessee. The amendment handles the way Tennessee legislation handles abortion from a legal standpoint. Voting “Yes on 1” would enter a text into the state’s constitution noting “nothing in this Constitution secures or protects a right to abortion or …