The First Amendment protects individuals’ right to free speech and expression regardless of the popularity of the viewpoint. Free speech is vital to a vibrant democracy. ACLU-TN has long championed individuals’ right to speak, read, publish and protest freely, without fear of censorship.
On the evening of June 12, one or more members of the U.S. Marshals Service were involved in the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Brandon Webber in Memphis.