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 [...]
Protect free speech on Tennessee’s college campuses From controversial speaking engagements being cancelled, to student athletes facing backlash for taking a knee during the national anthem, to protests and [...]
UPDATE: This legislation failed in the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 22, 2017. Currently, Tennessee’s drug-free zone laws, created during the Reagan era as part of the misguided "War on [...]
Voting is the cornerstone of our democracy and ACLU-TN supports efforts to expand access to the ballot box. SB 592/HB 787, sponsored by Sen. Jeff Yarbro and Rep. Mike Stewart, [...]