Slew of trigger laws kick in as three more US states ban abortions

August 26, 2022

In Tennessee, the state’s previous abortion law that bans the procedure after six weeks of pregnancy has been replaced with a stricter law. Aside from the exception of preventing the mother’s death or permanent bodily injury, the law bans abortion completely. The fight is not over.”In North Dakota, a judge blocked a trigger law after an abortion clinic argued that the law violates the state’s constitutions. It’s the second time that Romanick has put the trigger ban on hold. “At its core, the supremacy clause says state law must yield to federal law when it’s impossible to comply with both.