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Tennessee Right to Life Legislative Action Center

FEDERAL JUDGE GRANTS EMERGENCY RELIEF TO OWNERS OF

2 UNLICENSED ABORTION FACILITIES

 JUDGE KEVIN SHARP ALLOWS INFORMED CONSENT, WAITING PERIOD TO GO INTO EFFECT ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 1

Pro-abortion attorneys for Drs. Wesley Adams and Gary Boyle, owner-operators of two unlicensed abortion facilities, successfully argued late Friday afternoon in Federal Court that enforcement of the new state law requiring licensure and inspection of such centers would result in "irreparable harm" to owners of the facilities.

Ruling in favor of the abortionists, Federal Judge Kevin Sharp granted a temporary restraining order against state enforcement of the new statute at two facilities owned and operated by Adams and Boyle.  These include the Bristol Regional Women's Center and the Nashville Women's Center where a 911 call recording of an abortion patient in distress became a public focus of the 2014 campaign to win passage of pro-life Amendment 1.

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