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ACLU works to ensure that every woman can make the best decisions for herself and her family about whether and when to have a child without undue political interference.  Our work encompasses a wide range of issues, including securing age-appropriate sex education in our schools, fighting pregnancy discrimination in the workplace, and protecting a woman’s ability to make personal, private decisions about pregnancy and abortion.

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18 10, 2018

ACLU-TN to Honor Former State Rep. Johnnie R. Turner and Advocate Sally Levine with Lifetime Achievement Awards

2018-10-18T17:02:31+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

ACLU-TN will honor former State Representative Johnnie R. Turner and advocate Sally Levine with its Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization's 50th anniversary edition of its annual fundraiser, The Constitution Uncorked, on November 29.

21 08, 2018

09/06/18: Statewide Webinar: “Liberties on the Line: From the Session to the Election”

2018-08-21T10:29:22+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Categories: Events|

Statewide Webinar: "Liberties on the Line: From the Session to the Election" (NEW DATE) Thursday, September 6; 5 – 6 p.m. CT

13 08, 2018

The Vigil (Spring 2018)

2018-08-13T14:13:05+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Categories: Newsletters, Publications|

In this issue: “ACLU Protects Fourth Amendment Rights of Disabled Veteran," "Tennessee Lawmakers Appeal Federal Dismissal of Anti-Refugee Lawsuit," "2018 Legislative Review," "ACLU Explores Criminal Justice Reform, Voting Rights On Statewide Speaking Tour," "The 'Get Your Right To Vote Back' Program," "#FamiliesBelongTogether" and more.

26 02, 2018

Protect Access To Reproductive Health Services in Tennessee

2018-02-26T16:53:52+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Categories: Take Action|

SB 2148/HB 2251 would direct the Commissioner of Finance and Administration in Tennessee to amend the existing Medicaid waiver to exclude abortion providers and SB 2494/HB 2262 would change how family planning funds are dispersed to health care providers.

30 01, 2018

Stop the Heartless Fetal “Heartbeat Bill”

2018-01-30T10:08:57+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Categories: Take Action|

SB 244/HB 108, co-sponsored by Sen. Mark Pody and Rep. Micah Van Huss, would prohibit abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected — as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. This is often so early into a pregnancy that it would be tantamount to outlawing almost all abortions — meaning that even before a woman may know she is pregnant, she and her family could have the full range of medical options taken away from them.