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Tennessee House Passes Bill To Allow Criminal Prosecution For Harming Embryos

April 20, 2012

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Think Progress, April 20, 2012 by Amanda Peterson Beadle Tennessee has long had a law that allowed prosecutors to charge someone for harming a “viable fetus” — defined as about the 32nd week after conception — when someone kills or assaults a pregnant woman. Last year, lawmakers expandedthat definition to apply to any fetus. Now, […]