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9 02, 2017

Are you impacted by Trump’s Muslim immigrant and refugee ban? We want to hear from you.

2017-02-09T10:17:35+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources|

If you, your family, or someone you know has been affected by President Trump’s recent executive order banning entry into the United States of nationals from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, [...]

14 09, 2016

Tennessee’s Fetal Assault Law Impact Flyers

2016-09-14T16:49:49+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

Tennessee’s Fetal Assault Law, which singled out new mothers struggling with addiction and threatened them with jail time, sunset for good on July 1, 2016. Lawmakers opted not to extend [...]

20 07, 2016

Stand Up/Speak Up: Youth Activist Guide

2016-07-20T15:56:42+00:00 July 20th, 2016|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

There are many different ways to be a teen activist, and Stand Up/Speak Up: A Guide for Youth Activists explores the experiences of high school students from across Tennessee who used [...]

15 06, 2016

ACLU-TN Reproductive Freedom Resource Sheet

2017-03-28T06:53:41+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

Reproductive freedom is one of the most personal decisions we can make. All too often, discussions about reproductive rights seem mired in politics rather than focused on our daily lives. [...]

9 06, 2016

ACLU-TN’s Religious Freedom Resource Sheet

2017-03-28T06:53:41+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

In accord with the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, the ACLU supports the separation of church and state in order to preserve the free exercise of religion and to [...]

9 06, 2016

ACLU-TN’s Voting Rights and Elections Resource Sheet

2016-07-06T11:58:55+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

Many complaints about voting and the electoral process raise civil-liberties issues, usually related to either the First Amendment or to the Fourteenth Amendment (equal protection and due process). Typical examples [...]

9 06, 2016

ACLU-TN’s Resource Sheet on Voting for People with Felony Convictions

2016-07-06T12:01:27+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

In Tennessee individuals convicted of a felony lose their right to vote and are oftentimes unaware of the process for restoration of those rights. ACLU-TN, joined by civil rights and [...]

9 06, 2016

ACLU-TN’s Ex-Offenders Resource Sheet

2017-03-28T06:53:41+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

Ex-offenders, even after they have served their sentences, may find that they are deprived of many important civil and constitutional rights and commonly accepted privileges of citizenship. For years after [...]