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9 06, 2016

ACLU-TN’s Privacy Resource Sheet

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

Privacy - the right to be left alone - is one of our most cherished rights. The right to privacy protects personal information, reproductive choices, medical decisions, and freedom from [...]

8 06, 2016

ACLU-TN’s Resource Sheet for Senior Citizens

2017-03-28T06:53:41+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

As a general rule, there are few civil liberties issues that primarily affect seniors over other individuals. However, some issue areas, like age-related discrimination, can deeply affect seniors. ACLU-TN's Resource [...]

8 06, 2016

ACLU-TN’s Youth & Students’ Rights Resource Sheet

2016-07-06T12:06:53+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

As the United States Supreme Court stated, “Constitutional rights do not mature and come into being magically only when one attains the state-defined age of majority.” ACLU-TN works to ensure [...]

8 06, 2016

ACLU-TN’s Women’s Rights Resource Sheet

2017-03-28T06:53:41+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

ACLU has traditionally been at the forefront of efforts to promote equality between the sexes. Long before today’s well known and well-established women's rights organizations were formed, ACLU was hard [...]

8 06, 2016

ACLU-TN’s Victims’ Rights Resource Sheet

2016-07-06T12:19:06+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

Only the government - not crime victims - may press charges and prosecute crimes. However, crime victims have a right to sue the alleged criminal in a civil action for [...]

8 06, 2016

ACLU-TN’s Military, Draft Registration and Veteran Rights Resource Sheet

2017-03-28T06:53:41+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

Most military law matters are not civil liberties issues. ACLU does not generally handle cases involving military law proceedings such as court-martial. Service members charged with acts such as going [...]

8 06, 2016

ACLU-TN’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights Resource Sheet

2017-03-28T06:53:41+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

ACLU has been fighting for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people since 1936, when it brought its first gay rights case. Our goal is an America where [...]

8 06, 2016

ACLU-TN’s Resource Sheet for People Living with HIV/AIDS

2016-07-06T12:23:08+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

Almost 30 years into the HIV/AIDS epidemic, discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS persists. Basic misinformation—about HIV/AIDS, how it is transmitted, and what it means to live with it—is at [...]

8 06, 2016

ACLU-TN’s Criminal Defendants Resource Sheet

2016-07-06T12:26:10+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

Although many aspects of criminal law involve civil liberties issues, including the guarantee of rights to criminal suspects and the limitation of police powers provided by the Fourth, Fifth, and [...]

8 06, 2016

ACLU-TN’s Freedom of Speech, Expression and Association Resource Sheet

2016-07-06T12:27:16+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

The rights of free speech are guaranteed to us by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and by Article I, Section 19 of the Tennessee State Constitution. These [...]