Highlights from our 2018 legislative agenda.
In Tennessee, counties can opt to charge daily jailers' fees, including to people charged with misdemeanors. Davidson County's jailers' fee is currently set at $44 per day. For the Nashvillians [...]
Throughout 2018, ACLU-TN is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary by showcasing fifty “Faces of Freedom.”
ACLU-TN has secured the return of a vehicle seized without cause from a disabled veteran by Mount Juliet police last September.
ACLU-TN focused on a wide range of civil liberties and civil rights issues during the first year of the 110th Tennessee General Assembly and, with your help, secured many victories [...]
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. [...]