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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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12 12, 2017

The Vigil (Winter 2017)

2017-12-12T14:51:37+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters, Publications|

In this issue: “ACLU-TN Defends Religious Freedom in Jackson,” “Free Speech Victory for Woman Calling Out White Supremacy,” “Defending Free Speech and Drag Queens,” “Victory for Transgender Youth in Tennessee," "ACLU-TN Fights Seizure of Disabled Vet’s Car" and more.

1 11, 2017

The Vigil (Fall 2017)

2017-12-12T14:47:34+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Newsletters, Publications|

In this issue: “Voter Suppression in the Trump Era, Voting Rights Discussed at Annual Meeting,” “ACLU-TN Sues to Defend Refugee Resettlement,” “Taking on Tennessee’s Money Bail System,” “ACLU Defends Abortion Rights in Tennessee,” "White County’s Unconstitutional Inmate Sterilization Program" and more.

27 07, 2017

White County Judge Rescinds Order Coercing Sterilization and Birth Control

2017-07-27T16:17:20+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

A judge in White County, Tennessee has rescinded his standing order offering a 30-day reduction in jail time to male inmates who get vasectomies and female inmates who get a Nexplanon implant in their arms.

26 07, 2017

ACLU and Planned Parenthood Join Lawsuit Challenging Abortion Restrictions in Tennessee

2017-07-27T12:50:56+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

ACLU-TN, representing the Knoxville Center for Reproductive Health, and our partners today filed papers seeking to join a federal lawsuit challenging a state law that forces a woman to delay care by at least 48 hours and make an additional, medically unnecessary visit to a physician before she is able to end her pregnancy safely and legally.

19 07, 2017

ACLU-TN Statement on White County Inmate Sterilization and Birth Control Program

2017-07-20T15:49:38+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

A judge in White County, Tennessee has issued a standing order offering a 30-day reduction in jail time to male inmates who get vasectomies and female inmates who get a Nexplanon implant in their arms.