Judge overturns ban on abortions in Tennessee during Covid-19 crisis

US state’s move was part of a temporary ban on nonessential medical procedures Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A federal judge has barred the state of Tennessee from preventing abortions during a temporary ban on nonessential medical procedures to slow the spread of Covid-19. US district judge, Bernard Friedman, said the defendants didn’t show that any appreciable amount of personal protective equipment (PPE) would be saved if the ban is applied to abortions. Continue reading...