U.S. Supreme Court Issues Judgment in Dobbs; Trigger Law Now Set to Go Into Effect on August 25th
Nashville– Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III is notifying the Tennessee Code Commission that the U.S. Supreme Court has issued the judgment in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, 142 S. Ct. 2228 (2022).
“As required by State law, I am notifying the Tennessee Code Commission that Roe and Casey have been overturned by the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs, returning abortion regulation to the states,” said General Slatery. “Thirty days from today, on August 25th, 2022, Tennessee’s Human Life Protection Act will come into effect.”
The letter to the Tennessee Code Commission can be read here: https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/attorneygeneral/documents/pr/2022/pr22-25-letter.pdf