Statewide Webinar: "Liberties on the Line: From the Session to the Election" (NEW DATE) Thursday, September 6; 5 – 6 p.m. CT
In this issue: “ACLU Protects Fourth Amendment Rights of Disabled Veteran," "Tennessee Lawmakers Appeal Federal Dismissal of Anti-Refugee Lawsuit," "2018 Legislative Review," "ACLU Explores Criminal Justice Reform, Voting Rights On Statewide Speaking Tour," "The 'Get Your Right To Vote Back' Program," "#FamiliesBelongTogether" and more.
On the evening of July 26, a Metro Nashville police officer fatally shot Nashville resident Daniel Hambrick. The 25-year-old officer, Andrew Delke, was white and Hambrick, also 25, was Black. This week, the Davidson County District Attorney's Office released footage of the shooting. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is currently investigating.
Community Oversight Now is collecting hard copies of signatures for a petition to put an amendment establishing a community oversight board in Nashville on the November ballot.
ACLU-TN is suing the City of Memphis for violating a forty-year old court order that prohibits government spying on constitutionally-protected political activities.
Urge Nashville Metro Council to take a concrete step towards saying no to investment in private prison corporations where profit trumps accountability.
Do you know your constitutional right to religious liberty when you're at school? In the workplace? What are your rights when interacting with law enforcement? What are your rights at [...]
The Supreme Court decision to uphold Trump's Muslim ban was a failure of historic proportions. But it is ultimately the people of this country who will determine its character and future. [...]
The U.S. Supreme Court has issued its decision in Trump v. Hawai'i — upholding Trump's Muslim Ban. This is not the first time the Court has been wrong, or has allowed [...]
ACLU-TN has filed a lawsuit in federal court on behalf of a disabled veteran whose car was seized without cause by Mount Juliet police.