Proposed Abortion Ban Spurs Debate at Tennessee Capitol

Tennessee’s neighbors did it and next year, it could be the Volunteer State’s turn. After states to its north, south and west passed tight restrictions and even outright bans on abortion, Tennessee is considering a similar restriction that would ban abortion the moment a woman receives a positive pregnancy test.

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ACLU Sues Over Near-Total Abortion Ban in Alabama

Abortion providers backed by the American Civil Liberties Union filed an anticipated lawsuit Friday morning challenging the constitutionality of Alabama’s near-total ban on the procedure, kicking off a legal battle that supporters of the ban hope will land in the nation’s highest court.

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Arizona DA Accused of Stonewalling Records Request

In more than six months since a receiving a request for thousands of documents, the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office has provided just a single list of employees – a clear violation of the Arizona Public Records Law, the American Civil Liberties Union and a freelance journalist say in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

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