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.
Our analysis of passed and currently pending legislation illustrates that the TGA is undermining Governor Bill Lee’s criminal justice reform agenda.
Check out our infographic showing the impact of the TGA's 41 passed or pending bills that would increase criminal penalties and costs to taxpayers.
ACLU-TN's statement in response to the Derek Chauvin guilty verdict
Stop legislators from filling our prisons by creating new felonies for things like blocking traffic while protesting or sleeping on public property.
A pending bill would prevent racial profiling by requiring reporting of demographic data on police vehicle searches.
Read the independent inspector's latest report on conditions at the Shelby County Jail.
A federal judge has approved an agreement reached between local and national civil rights advocates and the Shelby County sheriff to improve jail conditions to protect people from COVID-19.
Stop a bill that would allow a man who claims to have impregnated a woman to file a court injunction barring her from obtaining an abortion.
Urge lawmakers to oppose a bill that would make it a felony for a homeless person to simply sleep on public property.