FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2015 CONTACT Lindsay Kee, ACLU-TN communications director, (615) 320-7142 NASHVILLE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee sent a letter to the Tennessee Sheriffs’ [...]
ACLU-TN and its allies released a joint statement responding to alarming xenophobic and anti-Muslim comments from Tennessee elected officials and law enforcement.
Religious freedom in public schools is protected by federal and state law. This guide explains students' religious freedom rights in public schools.
Religious freedom in the workplace is protected by federal and state law. This guide explains employees’ rights in the workplace.
Tell politicians that the government has no business promoting one religion over others.
When a Washington County high school student was told that attending a religious worship service would jeopardize his chance to apply for a Tennessee Promise scholarship, ACLU-TN stepped in to [...]
ACLU-TN sent a letter to the Cannon County REACH after-school program explaining students' constitutional right to read religious texts of their own volition during free-reading periods.
AMICUS BRIEF (Case No. 3:13-cv-01303 District Judge Todd J. Campbell Magistrate Judge E. Clifton Knowles) Appealed to Sixth Circuit (Mich. Catholic Conf. et al. v. Burwell et al, Nos. 13-2723/6640, [...]
In March 2011, ACLU-TN was contacted by a Muslim woman who was forced to remove her hijab, a religious headscarf, for a booking photo at the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office [...]
(No. 3:09-cv-01099,U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, Judge Robert Echols) ACLU-TN Cooperating Attorneys: George Barrett and Doug Johnston, Barrett, Johnston & Parsley; Joseph Kelly and William Helou, [...]