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TAPP Endorses Lee Harris for Shelby County Mayor

Citing his steadfast commitment to abortion rights and reproductive justice, Tennessee Advocates for Planned Parenthood has endorsed Lee Harris for Shelby County Mayor.

July 12, 2022

Lack of Legal Abortion Access Will Return Our Culture to One of Repression and Blackmail

by Ann von Mehren, PPTNM Volunteer

When I was in college in the late-1970s, an older woman told me in passing how in the early-1950s, immediately following the birth of her child, she thought she might be pregnant again. Unplanned and too soon.

July 12, 2022

TN Legislative Update: 3/10/22

This week, a copycat "Sue Thy Neighbor" total abortion ban was introduced and could be passed as early as next week. Here's how to help us stop it before it's too late.

March 11, 2022

An Abortion Bounty Law for Tennessee

Learn about Tennessee's new "Sue Thy Neighbor" total abortion bill, an even more extreme version of Texas' abortion bounty law, SB 8. 

March 11, 2022

TN Legislative Update: 2/24/22

Thanks to all of you who have reached out to your legislators and showed up in legislative committee meetings over the last couple weeks in opposition to the Forced Birth Agenda. Because of your direct actions, we have seen some positive movement!

Feb. 24, 2022

Let's Talk About Tennessee's Trigger Laws

A trigger law is a law that exists, but cannot be enforced unless specific circumstances are met or changed. In 2019, the TN legislature passed the “Human Life Protection Act.” This law makes abortion not only illegal, but also a felony.

Feb. 14, 2022

Why Redistricting Matters

From the very inception of the United States, those in power have manipulated policies around voting as a way to suppress the power of the people. Today, lawmakers use redistricting as their tool of choice as other methods have become unconstitutional.

Feb. 11, 2022