We and our partners will continue to challenge the state's voucher law, despite a Tennessee Supreme Court ruling that the law does not violate the Home Rule provision of the Tennessee Constitution.
Learn more about your right to abortion in Tennessee, local clinics and abortion funds, and other resources.
We urged Governor Lee to veto the ban on transgender women participating on college sports teams consistent with their gender.
We urged Governor Lee to veto the “truth-in-sentencing" bill that would require certain offenders to serve all or nearly all of their sentences without the opportunity to earn credit for good behavior or program participation.
ACLU-TN's statement on a bill allowing school employees to misgender trans students passing the Tennessee House.
ACLU-TN urged Gov. Lee to veto the bill that would criminalize unhoused people by making sleeping on any public property a felony.
ACLU-TN statement on passage of legislation preventing transgender athletes from competing.
ACLU-TN statement on "obscenity" bill being sent to summer study, effectively killing the legislation.
We sent a letter urging the governor to veto SB 2290/HB 2670, which would chill discussions about race, gender, and LGBTQ issues in Tennessee’s public colleges and universities.
TRANScend Tennessee is ACLU-TN's new statewide initiative to educate the general public about trans lives in Tennessee, to support and empower transgender Tennesseans, and to change the public narrative about what it means to be transgender in this state.