The ACLU of Tennessee forcefully condemns racism, bigotry and hate in all forms, especially the ideology of white supremacists that continues to plague our nation, reflecting our country’s history of slavery and racial violence.
ACLU-TN, affiliates in nine other states, and the national ACLU filed open records requests today demanding copies of any communications between state and federal officials, including the Tennessee Office of the Attorney General, regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
ACLU-TN, representing the Knoxville Center for Reproductive Health, and our partners today filed papers seeking to join a federal lawsuit challenging a state law that forces a woman to delay care by at least 48 hours and make an additional, medically unnecessary visit to a physician before she is able to end her pregnancy safely and legally.
The federal court that blocked the immediate deportation of Iraqi nationals in Michigan last week today extended its order nationwide.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2017 CONTACT: Lindsay Kee, 615-320-7142 NASHVILLE – Governor Bill Haslam has signed SB 1085/HB 1111, a measure widely dubbed the “LGBT Erasure” bill, into law. [...]
A federal judge has certified that a lawsuit challenging the Tennessee Department of Corrections’ systematic denial of treatment to inmates infected with Hepatitis C (HCV) can proceed as a class action.
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects [...]
Don't let Congress fund Trump's anti-immigrant agenda Trump needs billions of dollars from Congress to implement his anti-immigrant agenda. We can’t let Congress use your tax dollars to fund [...]
Read the New Jim Crow or listen to an interview with author and former ACLU attorney Michelle Alexander “Today there are more African-Americans under correctional control — in prison [...]
Know Your Rights: Pregnant, Post-Partum and Breastfeeding Workers - What to Do If You Face Workplace Discrimination Although state and local laws and protections differ across the country, federal [...]