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