Dozens of Occupy protesters in Nashville have been joined by groups from around the state for a weekend assembly.
Groups from Chattanooga, Clarksville and Memphis have set up teach-in's on more than a dozen topics, fromTennessee's new voter ID law, community organizing and the privatelyrun prison system to constitutional law and the history of the gay-rights movement.
OccupyTennessee will have three marches and a general assembly for statewidedecision making each day, with the conference ending Sunday.
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