ACLU http://wuot.org en After-School Program Agrees To Train Employees After Bible Incident http://wuot.org/post/after-school-program-agrees-train-employees-after-bible-incident <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The ACLU says administrators at a public after-school program in Middle Tennessee have agreed to train their staff on constitutional issues after one student was told he couldn’t read the Bible during free reading time.</span></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:30:00 +0000 Matt Shafer Powell 16881 at http://wuot.org After-School Program Agrees To Train Employees After Bible Incident ACLU "Surprised" By Religious Freedom Act http://wuot.org/post/aclu-surprised-religious-freedom-act <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The American Civil Liberties Union’s Nashville office usually has a pretty good idea of what bills they’ll need to address before they’re introduced.&nbsp; The Religious Freedom Act was an exception.</span></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 21:52:32 +0000 Matt Shafer Powell 14733 at http://wuot.org ACLU "Surprised" By Religious Freedom Act Debate Over TN Abortion Amendment Begins In Earnest http://wuot.org/post/debate-over-tn-abortion-amendment-begins-earnest <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Nov. 4, 2014, </span>Tennesseans<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will go to the polls and vote on whether the state’s General Assembly should have the authority to regulate abortion. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 20:46:21 +0000 Matt Shafer Powell 10556 at http://wuot.org Debate Over TN Abortion Amendment Begins In Earnest Haslam To Veto Ag Gag Bill http://wuot.org/post/haslam-veto-ag-gag-bill <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Knoxville, </span>Tenn<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. - Tennessee Governor Bill&nbsp;</span>Haslam<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;will issue the second veto of his term on a controversial bill centered on livestock abuse.</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</em></p> Tue, 14 May 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Christine Jessel 2136 at http://wuot.org Haslam To Veto Ag Gag Bill