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In our blog, read about the political and cultural issues affecting Tennesseans written from a conservative perspective. Commentaries are typically written by David Fowler, who served in the Tennessee state Senate for 12 years before joining FACT as President.

Will Education Session be ‘Special’?

Whether the legislature comes up with a teacher evaluation process that qualifies the state for extra federal funds or not, the special session will indeed be “special” if there is also some reform in teacher tenure. Reforming tenure will improve…

Religious Freedom Sunday in Tennessee: January 10, 2010

The words “separation of church and state” appear nowhere in the Declaration of Independence or U.S. Constitution. So what does this oft-quoted phrase mean, and where does it come from? An important day for Americans is just around the corner:…