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ACLU vigorously defends the right of all Americans to freely practice their religion and express their faith, or to choose not to practice a religion.  We oppose government endorsement of one set of religious beliefs and practices over another, and we support individuals’ right to worship as they please without government interference or influence.

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29 04, 2017

Day 100: Celebrate #WeThePeople’s incredible defense of liberty in Trump’s first 100 days

2017-04-29T12:39:54+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Celebrate #WeThePeople's incredible defense of civil liberties during Trump's first 100 days Over the past 100 days, we have seen a barrage of attacks on civil liberties at the [...]

25 04, 2017

Day 96: The “Constitution is for Everyone” — check out this campaign video

2017-04-25T16:22:58+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   The "Constitution is for Everyone" — check out this campaign video No matter who you are or what language you speak, the Constitution is for all of us. For [...]

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 [...]

18 04, 2017

Day 89: Celebrate Clarence Darrow’s birthday by learning about the Scopes Monkey Trial

2017-04-18T10:26:47+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Celebrate Clarence Darrow's birthday by learning about Tennessee's own Scopes Monkey Trial Happy 160th Birthday, Clarence Darrow! To celebrate the famously silver-tongued civil liberties litigator (and frequent ACLU counsel), [...]

11 04, 2017

Day 82: Know your rights before going to prom or graduation

2017-04-11T15:15:17+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Know your rights before going to prom or graduation Spring is in the air, which means it’s time for prom and graduation. Make sure you and the high schooler [...]

8 04, 2017

Day 79: Learn about the danger 287(g) poses to Tennessee communities

2017-04-07T14:53:14+00:00 April 8th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Learn about the danger 287(g) poses to Tennessee communities WATCH: The Department of Homeland Security is trying to expand 287(g), a program to deputize state and local law enforcement as [...]

6 04, 2017

Day 77: Read “Guantánamo Diary” by Mohamedou Ould Slahi

2017-04-06T15:32:34+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Read "Guantánamo Diary" by Mohamedou Ould Slahi For 14 long years, ACLU client Mohamedou Slahi was unlawfully imprisoned by the U.S. government despite never being charged with a crime. [...]

27 03, 2017

Day 67: Read one immigrant’s experience living in rural Tennessee

2017-03-28T12:34:32+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Read "Twenty years and counting in Tennessee," about one immigrant's experience living in rural Tennessee "People anywhere are usually better individually than collectively [and] when you meet people half-way, [...]