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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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14 01, 2014

ACLU-TN Launches “Countdown to Colbert” Campaign

2017-03-28T06:53:48+00:00 January 14th, 2014|Categories: Press Releases|

Satirical Campaign Highlights Anti-Civil Liberties Legislation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2014 Contact: Hedy Weinberg, Executive Director; (615) 320-7142 NASHVILLE – In an effort to increase public awareness about legislation [...]

16 05, 2012

ACLU-TN’s Students’ Rights Resource Center

2016-07-11T11:00:10+00:00 May 16th, 2012|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

As the Supreme Court famously said in Tinker v. Des Moines, students do not “shed their constitutional rights…at the schoolhouse gate.” The Constitution protects specific individual rights – like freedom [...]

2 11, 2011

Demand Your dotRights!

2017-03-28T06:53:48+00:00 November 2nd, 2011|Categories: Campaigns, Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

ACLU-TN's dotRights campaign is focused on updating and expanding privacy laws to include new developments in technology, so that the government has the same restrictions on access to Americans’ private, [...]

27 09, 2011

The Freedom to Surf: Protecting Internet Access in Public Schools

2017-03-28T06:53:49+00:00 September 27th, 2011|Categories: Media Highlights, Publications|

By Lindsay Kee Throughout history, those in power have attempted to control access to information, to maintain — in the words of Thomas Jefferson — "tyranny over the mind of [...]

20 09, 2011

Free Speech, Street Law and LGBT Student Rights Among Topics of ACLU-TN Students’ Rights Conference

2017-03-28T06:53:49+00:00 September 20th, 2011|Categories: Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2011 Contact: Hedy Weinberg, Executive Director, 615-320-7142 NASHVILLE — The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee will be sponsoring their annual Students’ Rights Conference entitled [...]

28 06, 2011

ACLU of Tennessee Prepared to Challenge New “Offensive Images” Law

2017-03-28T06:53:49+00:00 June 28th, 2011|Categories: Press Releases|

Broad Attempt to Curb Internet Harassment Could Turn Any User into a Criminal FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2011 CONTACT: Hedy Weinberg, ACLU-TN Executive Director, (615) 320-7142 NASHVILLE – Responding [...]