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State AG: Abortion waiting period to remain in Tennessee

Nov. 12, 2021 17:36 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pregnant people in Tennessee will continue to be required to wait at least 48 hours before getting abortions after reproductive rights advocates declined to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review the case, state Attorney General Herbert Slatery announced Friday. ...

Tennessee AG: Proposed ballot push would make job political

Oct. 18, 2021 18:02 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery on Monday blasted a proposed ballot initiative to require that the attorney general be confirmed by state lawmakers after the current process of selection by the state Supreme Court, saying it "would be a shame" to make the...

Tennessee AG to appeal school mask opt-out rulings

Sep. 27, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Attorney General Herbert Slatery on Monday said his office would appeal the recent federal court decisions that blocked Gov. Bill Lee's order allowing families to opt out of school mask mandates. “These orders have impeded the...