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ACLU works to ensure that every woman can make the best decisions for herself and her family about whether and when to have a child without undue political interference.  Our work encompasses a wide range of issues, including securing age-appropriate sex education in our schools, fighting pregnancy discrimination in the workplace, and protecting a woman’s ability to make personal, private decisions about pregnancy and abortion.

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1 05, 2020

Federal Court Strikes Down Local Tennessee Anti-Abortion Ordinance in ACLU Case

2020-05-01T20:32:44-05:00 May 1st, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

A federal court issued an order preliminarily blocking a zoning ordinance passed by the city of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee that bans the provision of procedural abortion care within the city limits.

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.

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.