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22 09, 2022

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

2022-09-22T12:57:32-05:00 September 22nd, 2022|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

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. 

21 09, 2022

11/10 – ACLU-TN Fall Fundraiser

2022-09-27T16:12:09-05:00 September 21st, 2022|Categories: Events|

Please join us for a lively, empowering evening of music and celebration at our fall fundraiser. Our program will feature performances by the Black Opry and Don Henry, honor outgoing Executive Director Hedy Weinberg, who will receive our Lifetime Achievement Award for her decades of defending civil rights and civil liberties in Tennessee, and welcome incoming Executive Director Kathy Sinback.

19 09, 2022

Parents and Community Members Urge Tennessee Court to End Voucher Program

2022-09-19T13:30:44-05:00 September 19th, 2022|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

A panel of judges for the Davidson County Chancery Court heard arguments in two consolidated cases challenging the constitutionality of Tennessee’s private school voucher law, which the state began implementing in August.

11 08, 2022

ACLU of Tennessee Announces New Executive Director

2022-08-11T14:20:51-05:00 August 11th, 2022|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee is excited to announce that after a nationwide search, Nashville attorney Kathy Sinback has been selected to lead the organization as its new executive director, beginning September 6.

26 07, 2022

ACLU-TN Statement on Incident at Mt. Juliet Abortion Clinic

2022-07-26T15:50:53-05:00 July 26th, 2022|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

Protesters blocked the entrance to the carafem clinic in Mount Juliet, allegedly falsely claiming that clinic staff were violating Tennessee’s abortion laws and urging police to arrest them.

25 07, 2022

Parents and Community Members Urge Tennessee Court to Stop Rushed Voucher Rollout

2022-07-25T14:22:43-05:00 July 25th, 2022|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

The plaintiffs in McEwen v. Lee, a pending 2020 lawsuit filed by Shelby and Davidson County residents that challenges the constitutionality of Tennessee’s Education Savings Account (ESA) voucher law, filed an urgent motion Friday asking the Davidson County Chancery Court to block the state from rolling out vouchers for the 2022-2023 school year.