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14 07, 2017

Davidson County must reform unconstitutional bail practices

2017-07-14T14:35:20+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Categories: General News, Media Highlights|

By Hedy Weinberg and Alec Karakatsanis Each year in Davidson County, thousands of legally innocent people are in jail cells — not because they have been found dangerous or at [...]

3 04, 2016

My Thoughts: A mom’s trip to the Tennessee legislature for the transgender bathroom bill

2017-03-28T06:53:44+00:00 April 3rd, 2016|Categories: General News, Media Highlights|

By Valerie Guenst, Special to Viewpoint All Tennessee children, regardless of their gender identity or medical conditions, should be treated with compassion and equally under the law, which is why [...]

30 03, 2016

Teacher: Transgender bathroom bill is discriminatory

2017-03-28T06:53:44+00:00 March 30th, 2016|Categories: General News, Media Highlights|

By Wesley Roberts I love Tennessee. I was born here and raised here. I attended Tennessee public schools from kindergarten through college. I have taught our state’s wonderful children for [...]

6 03, 2016

Tennessee’s civil asset forfeiture system: Unfair and broken

2016-07-12T15:37:15+00:00 March 6th, 2016|Categories: General News, Media Highlights|

By Justin Owen and Hedy Weinberg, Special to Viewpoint In 2012, George Reby, a professional insurance adjuster, had $22,000 in cash seized by Tennessee law enforcement. The seizing officer admitted [...]

10 06, 2015

Will Supreme Court make history like Ireland did?

2017-03-28T06:53:45+00:00 June 10th, 2015|Categories: General News, Media Highlights|

by Hedy Weinberg Voters approved gay marriage on the Emerald Isle. High court will make decision for U.S. Author was in Ireland for historic referendum. The ACLU represents Ohio and Kentucky [...]