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Victory for Mail-In Voting in Tennessee as Federal Judge Rules Against GOP-Enacted State Law
"The court recognized that forcing voters to choose between voting and their health violates the Constitution."
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Black Lives Matter protesters are seen marching upon the Tennessee State Capitol building on June 04, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee News
'This is the Opposite of What Americans Fought a Revolution For': Tennessee to Strip Right to Vote from Protesters
'If our votes didn't matter they wouldn't work so hard to silence us.'
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Protesters are seen marching upon the Tennessee State Capitol building on June 04, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee. News
Tennessee GOP Targets Racial Justice Movement by Turning Encampment Protests Into Felonies Punishable by Prison Term
"Bonus penalty for exercising your protest rights in an unapproved manner: you lose your voting rights."
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Outraised 250-1, Progressive Marquita Bradshaw Upsets Establishment Opponent in Tennessee Primary for US Senate
"The progressive movement is undeniable!" Bradshaw said following her win. "Thank you all so much for your support and this victory. It's time to put hardworking people first. Onward."
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A federal judge on Monday blocked Tennessee's latest restrictive abortion law within an hour of the state's GOP governor signing off on it. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) News
'Critical Win for People in Tennessee': Federal Judge Immediately Blocks Sweeping State Abortion Ban
"Abortion is an essential health service, and this law clearly violates the constitutional rights of patients and disproportionately harms communities of color."
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Blaine Henderson, right, reaches to open a mailbox  as he and his friend Jonah Valdez, both 12, play in the floodwaters of the Pearl River in northeast Jackson, Mississippi Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. News
"This Thing Isn't Over Yet": Officials Warn Flooding in Mississippi and Tennessee to Continue
More rain is expected through Tuesday, leading officials to sound the alarm.
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In September, Tennessee governor Bill Lee released a plan to convert that state’s Medicaid funding to block grants. (Photo: Bill Lee/Twitter) Views
The GOP and the Zombie Medicaid Block Grants
Here they are again, back from the dead, like zombies.
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A small group of activists rally against the Republican healthcare agenda outside of the Metropolitan Republican Club, July 5, 2017 in New York City. News
Outrage as Tennessee Moves Forward With Trump-Favored Proposal to Slash Medicaid
The plan, if enacted, threatens to unleash a "radical change to the medical safety net for the nation's poorest citizens."
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Reproductive Rights Advocates Fight Latest Extreme Abortion Ban as Tennessee GOP Attempts to Criminalize Procedure
"In case you thought we were done with abortion bans, think again."
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Cyntoia Brown News
After Demands for Justice Drove Her Clemency, Cyntoia Brown Released From Prison
Sex trafficking victim spent roughly half her life in prison
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