Do you know your constitutional right to religious liberty when you're at school? In the workplace? What are your rights when interacting with law enforcement? What are your rights at [...]
The Supreme Court decision to uphold Trump's Muslim ban was a failure of historic proportions. But it is ultimately the people of this country who will determine its character and future. [...]
The U.S. Supreme Court has issued its decision in Trump v. Hawai'i — upholding Trump's Muslim Ban. This is not the first time the Court has been wrong, or has allowed [...]
ACLU-TN has filed a lawsuit in federal court on behalf of a disabled veteran whose car was seized without cause by Mount Juliet police.
Governor Haslam has allowed HB 2315, a bill that effectively turns all state and local law enforcement officers into unpaid immigration agents, to become law without his signature, despite the thousands of individuals from across the state and country calling on him to veto.
National Civil Rights Groups Sign Letter Urging Tennessee Governor to Veto Extreme Anti-Immigrant Bill
Several national groups, including the American Civil Liberties Union, have signed on to a letter urging Governor Bill Haslam of Tennessee to veto the mass deportation anti-immigrant bill HB 2315.
Constitutional Law Experts, Violence Survivors’ Advocates, Criminal Defense Attorneys Urge Governor to Veto Mass Deportation Bill
Experts from across Tennessee in three fields – constitutional and immigration law, criminal defense, and domestic and sexual violence advocacy – each sent Governor Haslam a letter urging him to veto mass deportation bill HB 2315.
Tennessee lawmakers filed an appeal in their lawsuit attempting to block refugee resettlement in the state, months after a federal judge dismissed the lawsuit on multiple grounds, including the TGA's lack of standing to bring the lawsuit and the state's failure to show that refugee resettlement in Tennessee violates the U.S. Constitution.
Tennessee legislators passed an extreme measure that, if signed by Governor Bill Haslam, would effectively turn all local and state law enforcement officers into unpaid federal immigration agents. The bill's passage comes despite pressure from ACLU-TN and other immigrants' rights organizations across the state to stop the legislation.
HJR 0037 would amend the Tennessee Constitution to state that "liberties do not come from government, but from Almighty God."