Murfreesboro’s Own ‘Miracle’, John Dempsey to Represent Tennessee at the National Right to Life Pro-Life Oratory Contest

May 12, 2022 at 04:05 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) “The doctor told my parents that abortion was their only option…so they fired him,” stated John Dempsey during the recent Tennessee.... Read More

ACLU Reports the ban on abortion if sought for certain reasons, including Down syndrome, is blocked again

Sep 10, 2021 at 04:36 pm by WGNS

Press release from the Tennessee ACLU Chapter: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit blocked a Tennessee ban on abortion starting at approximately six.... Read More

ACLU Files Lawsuit Challenging New Tennessee Law Requiring Restroom Warning Signs

Jun 25, 2021 at 11:55 am by WGNS

(Release from the ACLU) The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee and the ACLU filed a lawsuit in federal court today challenging a new, first-of-its-kind Tennessee law.... Read More

Tennessee bill says high school athletes must compete as gender they were born

Mar 29, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Both chambers of the Tennessee General Assembly gave final approval to legislation that claims to protect the competitive balance of women’s sports last week.House Bill.... Read More

ACLU: Statement on Bill Excluding Transgender Student Athletes Passing Tennessee Senate

Mar 02, 2021 at 06:53 am by WGNS

On Monday, March 1st, the Tennessee Senate passed SB 228/HB 3, which would prohibit transgender student athletes from participating in athletics consistent with thei.... Read More

ACLU: Tennessee Supreme Court Allows Mail Ballots for All Voters With Underlying Health Conditions and Their Caretakers

Aug 06, 2020 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Under a Tennessee Supreme Court decision issued today, the state must permit every eligible voter with an underlying health condition that makes them especially vulnerable to.... Read More

ACLU-TN Releases Report Analyzing Tennessee's Jail Populations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jul 16, 2020 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee released a comprehensive, statewide report that illustrates the cumulative impact of varying efforts to decarcerate local jails.... Read More

ACLU-TN Demands Halt to Seizure of Protesters’ Property

Jul 06, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

The ACLU of Tennessee and Shuttleworth, PLLC sent a letter to Governor Lee today calling on the state to respect Tennesseans’ right to peacefully assemble and protest an.... Read More