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14 02, 2017

ACLU-TN Statement on Jocques Clemmons Shooting

February 14th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 14, 2017 CONTACT ACLU-TN Communications, (615) 320-7142 NASHVILLE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee released the following statement from ACLU-TN executive director Hedy [...]

2 02, 2017

ACLU-TN Files Demand for Documents on Implementation of Trump’s Muslim Ban

February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

FOIA Filed As Part of Coordinated Campaign With 50 ACLU Affiliates FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2, 2017 CONTACT: ACLU-TN Communications, 615-320-7142 WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee [...]

27 01, 2017

ACLU-TN Statement on Trump’s “Extreme Vetting” of Muslims Executive Order

January 27th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2017 CONTACT: ACLU-TN, 615-320-7142 NASHVILLE – American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee executive director Hedy Weinberg issued the following statement on President Trump’s executive order that [...]

1 12, 2016

Statewide Coalition Hosts Criminal Justice Reform Discussion December 8

December 1st, 2016|Categories: Events, Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 5, 2016 CONTACT: ACLU-TN, 615-320-7142 KNOXVILLE –The Tennessee Coalition for Sensible Justice will host “Stopping the Revolving Door: A Conversation on Safety, Savings and Our Criminal Justice [...]

16 11, 2016

Statewide Coalition Hosts “Putting Justice in Our Justice System” Discussion November 29

November 16th, 2016|Categories: Events, Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2016 CONTACT: ACLU-TN, 615-320-7142 Beacon Center of Tennessee, 615-383-6431 MEMPHIS – The Tennessee Coalition for Sensible Justice will host “Putting Justice in Our Justice System,” [...]

9 11, 2016

ACLU-TN Statement on Donald Trump’s Election

November 9th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|

ACLU-TN executive director Hedy Weinberg's statement on Donald Trump’s election as president

4 11, 2016

Hargett is “Wrong”: Purged Voters Must Be Granted Provisional Ballots

November 4th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2016 CONTACT Lindsay Kee, ACLU-TN communications director, (615) 320-7142 NASHVILLE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee today sent a letter to Tennessee Secretary [...]

13 10, 2016

National Expert to Discuss Race, Policing and Reform October 22

October 13th, 2016|Categories: Events, Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2016 CONTACT: ACLU-TN Communications, 615-320-7142 NASHVILLE – Jeff Robinson, American Civil Liberties Union deputy legal director and director of the ACLU Center for Justice, will lead [...]

30 09, 2016

ACLU-TN Responds to Racist Incident During ETSU March

September 30th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2016 CONTACT: ACLU-TN, 615-320-7142 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee issued the following statement in response to the recent incident [...]

20 09, 2016

Tennessee Coalition for Sensible Justice Launches

September 20th, 2016|Categories: Campaigns, Press Releases|

Organizations From Across Political Spectrum Call for Criminal Justice Reform FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2016 CONTACT: ACLU-TN, 615-320-7142 NASHVILLE – Leaders from advocacy, business and social service groups with [...]