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'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."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


"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. 

Eoin Higgins, staff writer ·


The GOP and the Zombie Medicaid Block Grants

Here they are again, back from the dead, like zombies.

Mike Ervin ·


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."

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·



After Demands for Justice Drove Her Clemency, Cyntoia Brown Released From Prison

Sex trafficking victim spent roughly half her life in prison

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·



'Billionaires for President!': Howard Schultz Heckled at Democracy Reform Summit

"Howard Schultz categorically denies that running as an independent would make him a spoiler. Insanity."

Eoin Higgins, staff writer ·


Celebrating Cyntoia Brown's Clemency, Rights Advocates Vow to Continue Fighting for Human Trafficking Survivors Behind Bars

"This victory belongs to Cyntoia Brown and to the Tennessee human trafficking activists, especially black women, who refused to concede injustice and instead organized to create change."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


'All Kinds of Wrong': Despite Objections From Man Who Built Electric Chair, Tennessee Set to Murder Someone With It

Edmund Zagorski opted for electrocution as the "lesser of two evils" amid concerns that his state's controversial lethal injection cocktail could cause him to endure several minutes of "utter terror and agony."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·