Join us on Thursday, August 5 for our They Are Watching: Police Surveillance in Knoxville webinar.
in recent years, the Knoxville Police Department has increased their reliance on surveillance technology, from acquiring automatic license plate readers, working with state lawmakers to enhance their ability to use drones to spy on protesters, and signing agreements with powerful corporations like Amazon to access surveillance data.
A federal judge today blocked a new law requiring businesses that allow trans-inclusive public restrooms to post a government-prescribed warning sign.
In this issue: "2021 Legislative Highlights," "ACLU-TN Launches Storytelling Collection Project Highlighting Impact of Money Bail in Rural Tennessee," "Legal Updates," "ACLU-TN Board Nominations," and more.
Gov. Lee needs to hear why students deserve better than backwards legislation banning Tennessee students from learning about America's painful history of racism and oppression.
HB 924 hails a new era of invasive drone surveillance in Tennessee.
In partnership with the Vera Institute of Justice, we traveled to rural counties across the state to learn first-hand how unfair money bail practices hurt families and communities in Tennessee.
Stop a bill that would require trans-inclusive businesses to post unnecessary signs that perpetuate the lie that transgender people are not who they say they are, in yet another attempt to erase trans people.
The Nashville Metro Council is taking up legislation that would protect privacy by regulating the use of license plate readers in Davidson County.
SB 927/HB 937 would ensure that all Tennessee counties provide a "voter-verified paper audit trail" so that when someone votes, there is a paper record of their ballot that they can verify at the polling place.