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Women have made great strides in the fight for equality, including women’s suffrage and inroads in equal opportunity in the workplace and education.  However, women and girls still face women still face discrimination, violence, and institutional barriers to equal participation in society.  ACLU-TN works to ensure that women can enjoy the benefits of full equality and participation in work, education, and every sphere of our communities.

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26 02, 2021

Tennessee’s Medically Unsound ‘Abortion Reversal’ Law Remains Blocked By Federal Courts

2021-02-26T18:03:31-06:00 February 26th, 2021|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

A federal court has issued a preliminary injunction blocking a state law that would have forced doctors to provide false and misleading information to their patients about the potential to “reverse” a medication abortion.

20 11, 2020

Court Lets Part of Tennessee Abortion Ban Take Effect

2020-11-20T17:38:25-06:00 November 20th, 2020|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

A 6th Circuit Court of Appeals panel has let the part of Tennessee's abortion ban that prohibits abortion if sought for reasons related to Down syndrome, race or gender to take effect in Tennessee.

30 09, 2020

Federal Court Temporarily Blocks Tennessee’s Medically Unsound “Abortion Reversal” Law

2020-09-30T08:05:26-05:00 September 30th, 2020|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

A federal judge temporarily blocked the law that requires doctors to lie to their patients about abortion.

31 08, 2020

Tennessee’s Medically Unsound ‘Abortion Reversal’ Law Challenged in Court

2020-08-31T15:10:09-05:00 August 31st, 2020|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

Tennessee abortion providers filed a lawsuit today challenging a requirement that forces doctors to provide false and misleading information to their patients about the potential to “reverse” a medication abortion.

25 04, 2020

Appellate Court Allows Abortion Services to Continue in Tennessee During Pandemic

2020-04-25T00:06:48-05:00 April 25th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court decision allowing abortion clinics in Tennessee to continue providing time-sensitive abortion procedures during the coronavirus pandemic.