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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 06, 2017

VIDEO: What to do when faced with anti-Muslim discrimination

2017-06-29T14:47:50+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

With discrimination against American Muslims on the rise, we have put together these videos that highlight your rights. Please share them in your communities. VIDEO: What to do when faced with [...]

29 06, 2017

What to do when faced with anti-Muslim discrimination

2017-06-29T14:44:05+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

With discrimination against American Muslims on the rise, we have put together printable cards that highlight your rights. Print and share them in your communities. What to do when faced [...]

14 06, 2017

Make Nashville Safe for Immigrant Families

2018-02-05T17:47:33+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Categories: Take Action|

Tell the Metro Council to protect our immigrant and refugee neighbors by supporting Ordinance BL-739, which would place reasonable limits on how the city will respond to voluntary immigration enforcement requests and allocate local resources to do the federal government's work.

2 06, 2017

Tennessee Groups Take Legal Action Against Efforts to Block Refugee Resettlement

2017-06-02T15:27:18+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

ACLU is taking legal action against the state legislature’s efforts to block refugee resettlement on behalf of local groups serving Tennessee refugees.

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), [...]