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As technology advances, we need to make sure that protections for privacy and free speech aren’t left behind.  ACLU-TN works to expand the right to privacy, increase individuals’ control over their personal information, and ensure that civil liberties are enhanced rather than compromised by technological innovation.

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21 08, 2018

09/06/18: Statewide Webinar: “Liberties on the Line: From the Session to the Election”

2018-08-21T10:29:22+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Categories: Events|

Statewide Webinar: "Liberties on the Line: From the Session to the Election" (NEW DATE) Thursday, September 6; 5 – 6 p.m. CT

16 03, 2018

Protect Election Security in Tennessee

2018-03-16T15:01:16+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Categories: Take Action|

Thirteen Russians have been indicted for allegedly interfering in the 2016 election, including running a fake "Tennessee GOP" Twitter account that drew over 100K followers. Urge officials to protect against foreign interference & ensure election security in Tennessee.

12 03, 2018

Protect Net Neutrality in Tennessee

2018-03-12T15:26:00+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Categories: Take Action|

The TGA is currently considering three measures that would protect net neutrality in Tennessee. Without net neutrality, Internet providers can block, speed up or slow down certain websites, choose what content we can access and what privileges some users have – whether based on corporate profit or even political views.

20 04, 2017

Day 91: Know your right to photograph or film police, protests and more

2017-04-20T14:17:46+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Know your right to photograph or film police, protests and more Taking photographs of things that are plainly visible from public spaces is a constitutional right – including federal [...]

19 04, 2017

Day 90: Tell Homeland Security that invasive collection of travelers’ data is a non-starter

2017-04-19T10:56:42+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Tell the Department of Homeland Security that invasive collection of travelers' data is a non-starter Homeland Security is considering forcing some travelers to provide their passwords to social media [...]

30 03, 2017

Day 70: Watch Ed Snowden’s lawyer discuss democracy in a surveillance state

2017-03-30T10:02:10+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Watch Ed Snowden's lawyer discuss democracy in a surveillance state In a surveillance state, can democracy survive? That’s the question ACLU-TN posed to Ben Wizner, director of the ACLU [...]

25 03, 2017

Day 65: Watch “Celebrating Freedom, Fighting for Justice” about ACLU-TN’s history

2017-03-28T06:53:23+00:00 March 25th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Watch "Celebrating Freedom, Fighting for Justice" about ACLU-TN's history From the 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial to representing Dr. Martin Luther King during the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers strike to [...]

19 03, 2017

Day 59: Fight government surveillance by taking a few simple steps to improve your digital privacy

2017-03-28T06:53:23+00:00 March 19th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Fight government surveillance by taking a few simple steps to improve your digital privacy What’s one of the simplest, most straightforward ways you can fight government surveillance? Improve your [...]