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18 12, 2019

ACLU, Health Care Provider Sue Over Anti-Abortion Ordinance in Tennessee City

2019-12-18T14:29:08-06:00 December 18th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

ACLU-TN and the ACLU filed a federal lawsuit challenging a Mt. Juliet zoning ordinance that bans the provision of surgical abortion care within the city limits.

27 09, 2019

Local and National Groups Notify Davidson County Criminal Court That It Is Violating State and Federal Law

2019-09-27T12:56:20-05:00 September 27th, 2019|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

We and our partners sent a letter to the Davidson County Criminal Court demanding that they stop their unlawful, unconstitutional practice of taking some of the money people post to get family or friends released from jail for court costs, fines and restitution.

29 08, 2019

ACLU-TN Urges Metro Probation Department to Stop Assisting ICE

2019-08-29T15:55:42-05:00 August 29th, 2019|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

ACLU-TN sent a letter today to the Metro Nashville Probation Department, urging them to adopt policies that limit voluntary entanglement with federal immigration enforcement beyond that mandated by state and federal law.

27 08, 2019

ACLU-TN Denounces State Officials for Attacking LGBTQ Rights at the U.S. Supreme Court

2019-08-27T17:21:02-05:00 August 27th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

Tennessee's attorney general signed on to an amicus brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rule against three individuals who were fired for being LGBTQ.

24 07, 2019

ACLU-TN and TIRRC Statements on Sixth Circuit’s Dismissal of Tennessee’s Anti-Refugee Lawsuit

2019-07-24T15:36:30-05:00 July 24th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

The Sixth Circuit Court has dismissed Tennessee’s lawsuit intended to block refugee resettlement in the state.

15 07, 2019

Class Action Lawsuit Challenging Tennessee Department of Corrections Hepatitis C Protocol Goes to Trial

2019-07-15T17:23:44-05:00 July 15th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

ACLU-Tn will fight in court on behalf of inmates who were denied adequate medical care after being diagnosed with HCV.

17 06, 2019

ACLU-TN Urges Additional Investigation of District Attorney Craig Northcott

2019-06-17T16:00:29-05:00 June 17th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

ACLU-TN urges the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference to investigate DA Craig Northcott's policies and practices in the wake of anti-LGBTQ and Islamophobic comments.