Get a quick snapshot of some of the stories about life, family, marriage, and religious liberty covered from a conservative perspective. News is sub-divided into either Tennessee News, National News, or International News, so you can just go to the section you prefer.

Tennessee News

‘Bathroom Bill’ Goes Down the Drain

Utilizing a quick gavel, Sen. Dolores Gresham, Chair of the Senate Education Committee, ruled that no one wanted to make a motion to consider a bill by Sen. Mae Beavers that would have protected the privacy of students using bathrooms … Continue reading

TN House Votes to Rebuke Nashville and Memphis

Nashville and Memphis city governments don’t like the state’s criminal marijuana possession law. They could ask the state to let them make possession a local civil offense, but that’s too much trouble and the Legislature might not agree. So they … Continue reading

Trump Holds Rally in Nashville

On Wednesday, about 100 state lawmakers joined President Trump during his visit to The Hermitage to commemorate Andrew Jackson’s 250th birthday. Later Trump spoke for 40 minutes at a rally attended by thousands in downtown Nashville about healthcare, immigration, and … Continue reading

One Abortion Bill Deferred, Another Referred to Full Committee

While the fetal heartbeat bill was rejected in the House Health Subcommittee for being “constitutionally suspect” and deferred to next year, the Subcommittee approved Rep. Mathew Hill’s bill that would make abortion illegal after 20 weeks unless the pregnancy threatens … Continue reading

GLAAD Isn’t Happy With TN Bill

After weeks of wrangling, on Thursday the full Tennessee Senate passed SB 127 by a vote of 25-5. The bill provides that state officials and local governments cannot discriminate against a business because they do or do not like a … Continue reading

National News

SCOTUS Nominee Gorsuch Headed for Confirmation Vote

After several days of grueling challenges by Democrats during the confirmation hearings, it looks like the Senate will take a vote on the confirmation of Gorsuch the first week of April. During the hearings, we learned that Gorsuch does not … Continue reading

Should Pro-Life Centers Be Required to Promote Abortion?

On Monday, Alliance Defending Freedom asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that had upheld a California law that forces pro-life pregnancy care centers to provide free advertising about abortions. “The … Continue reading

Google Starts Tagging Offensive Content

On March 14, Google jumped on the bandwagon of censoring content by scoring content through “quality raters” who can then flag content as “upsetting” or “offensive” to steer users away from what they deem hate speech, violence, or false information. … Continue reading

New Healthcare Bill Goes Against Employee Privacy Rights

Under the Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act filed this month by North Carolina Congressman Virginia Foxx, employers would offer genetic testing as part of a voluntary workplace wellness program. Employees who agree to genetic testing and share results with the … Continue reading

Woman’s Freedom to Pray in Own Home Challenged

Mary Ann Sause, a retired Catholic nurse on disability in Louisburg, Kansas, was allegedly ordered by cops in her own home to stop praying. The police were originally responding to a minor noise complaint but then allegedly proceeded to harass … Continue reading

International News

‘Transgender’ Athlete Unfairly Wins Australian Weightlifting Competition

New Zealand “transgender” weightlifter Laurel Hubbard (born “Gavin”) won the women’s over 90kg weightlifting division at the Australian International this past weekend. Though the International Olympic Committee turned a blind eye to the fact that Gavin had an unfair advantage … Continue reading

Canadian Doctors Reconsider Physician-Assisted Suicide

Last year, voters in Canada approved a Medical Aid in Dying law that allows physicians to voluntarily help terminally ill patients end their lives, and many physicians agreed with the legislation. But now 24 doctors in Ontario have removed themselves … Continue reading

UN Gay Rights Envoy’s Conflict with Religious Liberty

According to the United Nations envoy for homosexual rights, the recently appointed Vitit Muntarbhorn, religious freedom should not be considered an absolute and it should be trumped by homosexual rights if there is a conflict between the two. His views … Continue reading