The Tennessee Reproductive Justice Network
The Tennessee Reproductive Justice Network (TRJN) is a loosely-knit group of clergy and community leaders throughout the state spanning the religious and denominational spectrum. Organized by the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee, TRJN supports access to comprehensive reproductive health care, including sex education, contraception and abortion services for all women and families.
To join TRJN, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (615) 320-7142.
Op-Eds by TRJN Clergy
Rev. Pam Rumancik: “Supporting a free life,” Chattanooga Times Free Press
Rev. Laura Bogle: “Ballot initiative would deprive women of reproductive health care,” Knoxville News-Sentinel
Rev. Jill Sizemore: “No place for hostility in abortion debate,” Knoxville News-Sentinel
Rev. Chris Buice: “Amendment 1 makes judgment on abortion that should be private,” Knoxville News Sentinel
Rev. Cheryl Cornish: “Abortion is never a preferred ‘choice,'” The Commercial Appeal
Rev. Rosalyn R. Nichols: “Womans’ rights, even her life, under attack,” The Commercial Appeal
Rev. Adam Kelchner: “Abortion services must not vanish,” The Tennessean
Bishop Calvin C. Barlow Jr.: “Reproductive choice shouldn’t be left to politicians,” The Tennessean
Rabbi Philip “Flip” Rice: “Abortion sometimes can be the moral, correct decision,” The Tennessean
Rev. Judy Cummings: “Vote to remove politics from abortion decisions,” The Tennessean
Rev. Christophe Ringer: “Keep reproductive freedom, reject Amendment 1,” The Tennessean