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Tennessee Code

39-15-204. Right to refuse to perform abortions.

No physician shall be required to perform an abortion and no person shall be required to participate in the performance of an abortion. No hospital shall be required to permit abortions to be performed therein. [Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 1.]

39-15-205. Right of hospitals to refuse to accept abortion patients.

No section of this part shall be construed to force a hospital to accept a patient for an abortion.
[Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 1.]

68-34-104. Contraceptives - Availability - Information - Religious belief. -

(5) No private institution or physician, nor any agent or employee of such institution or physician, shall be prohibited from refusing to provide contraceptive procedures, supplies, and information when such refusal is based upon religious or conscientious objection, and no such institution, employee, agent, or physician shall be held liable for such refusal;