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Day 24

Learn about ACLU lantern and civil rights icons Mildred and Richard Loving

Later this month actress Ruth Negga will attend the Oscars, where she is nominated for Best Actress for her performance as ACLU luminary Mildred Loving in the film …

Day 23

Find out what the school climate is like for LGBTQ students in Tennessee

A few days ago, Tennessee legislators reintroduced the much-maligned transgender bathroom bill, which would make being at school even harder for students who already face bullying and …

Day 22

Say “I Stand for Reproductive Freedom in Tennessee”

7 of 10 Americans believe Roe v. Wade should remain the law of the land. In Tennessee, however, lawmakers are already introducing abortion-restricting legislation that would erode a woman’s right to make …

Day 21

Become a volunteer with ACLU-TN

Every day, we hear the same question from supporters old and new: how can I get involved with ACLU’s fight to protect freedom? One of the best ways to roll up your sleeves and join …

Day 20

Read civil rights icon Coretta Scott King’s 1986 letter on Jeff Sessions’ “attempt to intimidate and frighten elderly black voters”

Last night, Sen. Elizabeth Warren was silenced on the Senate floor for attempting to read a letter civil rights icon …

Hi! From The Other Side.

From Women’s March On Washington National 
There is a site called ‘Hi From the Other Side’ that is encouraging getting Reds and Blues together online to ‘learn’ about each others’ perspective. They need more Reds to join

Day 19

Tell your senators about DeVos’s disturbing positions one last time before they vote

Betsy DeVos’ nomination to lead the Department of Education is officially a nailbiter. Her nomination to be Secretary of Education is controversial across party lines – she …

Day 18

Make it easier for recently-released people to get a job

A bill up in the Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, 2/6 will make it easier for people who have paid their debt to society to get a “certificate of …

Day 17

Learn how Trump’s SCOTUS nominee thinks your boss’s religion should dictate your health coverage

Did you know that Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, thinks your boss’s religious beliefs should dictate your health insurance coverage? For Day 17 …