The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit blocked a Tennessee ban on abortion starting at approximately six weeks into pregnancy.
Learn more about elected prosecutors' power to shape the criminal legal system and incarceration rates, and to advocate for district attorney transparency and accountability.
Court Ruling Keeps Decree in Place Requiring Shelby County Sheriff to Fix Dangerous Conditions at Jail
A federal court ruled that a decree requiring the Shelby County sheriff to fix dangerous pandemic conditions at the jail must remain in place.
We filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging the Tennessee law that would require businesses that allow transgender people to use the restroom that matches their gender to post a government-prescribed warning sign.
Highlights from Tennessee's 2021 legislative session
ACLU-TN comment on the governor censoring academic discussions about American history, race, and gender in Tennessee public-school classrooms.
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We sent a letter urging Governor Lee to veto legislation that would censor academic discussions about American history, race, and gender in Tennessee classrooms.
ACLU-TN sent a letter to Gov. Lee urging him to veto legislation that would unconstitutionally discriminate against transgender people in public schools and businesses.