Because Freedom Can’t Protect Itself 2022-09-28T15:08:08-05:00

Frequently Asked Questions: Critical Race Theory A nationwide attempt to censor honest discussion of America’s history is underway through attempts to ban Critical Race Theory (CRT). So here... read more chained books ACLU-TN Files Open Records Request on McMinn County School Board’s Banning of “Maus” In an effort to defend academic freedom, we sent an open records request regarding the McMinn County Board of Education’s recent decision... read more FAQ - How TN Laws Affect Transgender Students in Public Schools In 2021, a wave of discriminatory bills targeting LGBTQ Tennesseans passed the Tennessee General Assembly and were signed into law by Governor... read more justice engraving Civil Rights Groups Demand Shelby County End Discriminatory, Wealth-Based Bail Practices We and our partners sent letter to Shelby County officials demanding that the county stop bail practices that violate the constitutional and... read more


2209, 2022

ACLU-TN Condemns Calls for Introduction of Anti-Trans Legislation and Investigation Into Transgender Health Care

Governor Bill Lee and other politicians have called for an investigation into transgender health care and stated that they will introduce legislation limiting transgender Tennesseans’ access to health care in response to recent misleading social media posts. 

2608, 2022

Ask an Expert: How to Connect With Hesitant Voters

With the election just around the corner, we are chatting with some of our great volunteers about what issues are most important to them, and how they motivate voters to cast their ballots. We hope [...]