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ACLU-TN’s work is regularly covered by outlets across Tennessee and around the globe.  Select highlights of this coverage are featured below.

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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 [...]

20 09, 2014

Chris Buice: Amendment 1 makes judgment on abortion that should be private

2017-03-28T06:53:47+00:00 September 20th, 2014|Categories: General News, Media Highlights|

By Chris Buice Whenever someone suggests that we post the Ten Commandments in our courtrooms. I offer an alternative biblical verse: "Judge not that you be not judged."I admit this [...]