NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Lee says he has no plans to introduce anti-abortion legislation similar to what Texas adopted earlier this year.
Lee told reporters on Thursday that the state is awaiting a ruling on the state's current abortion ban measure that's making its way through court. Last year, Lee signed off on legislation that would ban abortions once a cardiac activity is detected — about six weeks into pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant.
He has since vowed to do “whatever it takes in court” to defend the measure.