A federal court on Friday ordered Tennessee election officials to recount the votes cast during the 2014 election on Amendment 1, an anti-abortion state constitutional amendment.
Voters in Tennessee have mounted a legal challenge to a 2014 state constitutional amendment — known as Amendment 1 — declaring that there is no right to abortion in Tennessee, even in cases of rape, incest, or life endangerment.
A slew of abortion restrictions are now on the table in Tennessee following the passage of Amendment 1 in November.
The Women’s March on Nashville will take place on Tuesday – the same day state legislators will be sworn in and have filed to take up various abortion restrictions.
A coalition of local doctors is urging Tennesseeans to vote no on Amendment 1, an anti-abortion ballot measure that one doctor called “a setback for women’s rights.”