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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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20 10, 2017

Free Know Your Rights and Legal Resource Training for Faith Leaders

2017-10-20T12:02:44+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Tennessee Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission presents Free Know Your Rights and Legal Resource Training for Faith Leaders Friday, October 20, 2016 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Islamic Center [...]

18 10, 2017

We All Belong Statewide Vigil: Chattanooga, Knoxville & Nashville

2017-10-20T12:19:42+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: Events|

On October 18th, the day Muslim Ban 3.0 was set to go into effect before a federal judge halted it, join the ACLU of TN, AMAC-TN and TIRRC for a series of statewide vigils to say #NoMuslimBanEver and #RefugeesWelcome.

29 06, 2017

WHAT TO DO WHEN ENCOUNTERING LAW ENFORCEMENT AT AIRPORTS AND OTHER PORTS OF ENTRY INTO THE U.S.

2017-06-29T16:39:00+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

This page tells you about your basic rights. It is not a substitute for legal advice. You should contact an attorney if you have been arrested or believe that your [...]

29 06, 2017

What to do if you are an immigrant stopped by law enforcement agents

2018-07-02T17:10:26+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

Know Your Rights: Stopped by Police, Immigration Agents, or FBI Conozca Sus Derechos: Parado/a por la policía, agentes de inmigración o el FBI English | (Arabic) العَرَبِيَّة‎ | 中文(简) (Chinese) | Creole  | فارسی (Farsi) | Français (French) | Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)  | 한국어 [...]

29 06, 2017

RAIDS WATCH: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

2017-06-29T16:18:39+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

Raids can disrupt communities and families. This video contains information about your rights and what to do in that situation. Andre Segura, senior staff attorney with the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights [...]

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.