Tag: mandatory waiting period
On August 5, 2021, the full Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a district court decision that struck down Tennessee’s mandatory 48-hour delay requirement. The mandatory delay law is in effect. Read the Appellate Court’s decision here: Decision by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, 08.05.21 in Adams & Boyle, P.C. et al. v. Slatery, et al.
Update: On 4/23/21, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the 48-hour mandatory waiting period, allowing it to take effect immediately in Tennessee. Patients at health centers at the time of the ruling were immediately blocked from obtaining abortion care. Read more about this ruling: Appeals Court Reinstates Forced Waiting Period for Abortion […]