It pains me to write what follows. And it pains me to say what the silence of the members of the Senate Education Committee said this week about who they wanted to look good in front of when it came … Continue reading
About David Fowler
David Fowler served in the Tennessee state Senate for 12 years before joining FACT as President in 2006.
Entries by David Fowler
Yesterday, the so-called “bathroom bill” (SB 771) was not taken up, even for discussion purposes, because none of the nine members of the Senate Education Committee was willing to make a motion to hear the bill. Keep in mind that … Continue reading →
Judges are only supposed to interpret and apply the law, so why does it seem that judges are increasingly making the law? A case in Knoxville is demonstrative. The court is being asked to “interpret” a statute that expressly refers … Continue reading →
I want to thank some of our state legislators for taking a stand on a critical issue on your behalf that you probably know nothing about. Liberals and judges who hope to further transform our form of government to their … Continue reading →
A few years ago, the attorney general opined that elected officials such as county clerks must obey the law, even if similar laws in other states have been held unconstitutional, until a court actually declares the Tennessee law unconstitutional. So … Continue reading →