Federal Court Blocks Tennessee Law that Restricts Voter Registration Efforts

David Goodman, president of AGF, said, "We commend U.S. District Court Judge Aleta A. Trauger on the just decision to halt the implementation of this deceptive and unconstitutional law. It is a blatant attempt to use the law to bully organizations that are engaged in registering voters with the ultimate goal of suppressing the votes of students and communities of color. We hope this decision emboldens more young people to get registered, vote, and be heard."

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Leading Civil Rights Organizations File a Motion for a Preliminary Injunction to Prevent the State of Tennessee from Implementing an Anti-Democratic Voter Suppression Law

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and its pro bono partner Hogan Lovells US, LLP, filed a motion for a preliminary injunction on behalf of the Tennessee State Conference of the N.A.A.C.P., Democracy Nashville-Democratic Communities, The Equity Alliance, and The Andrew Goodman Foundation, to prevent the state of Tennessee from implementing a voter suppression law, set to go into effect on October 1, 2019.

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