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Tennessee News

Tennessee Senators Vote for Travel Ban Resolution

Tuesday six legislators from the Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee, including Sen. Thelma Harper (D-Nashville), voted in favor of Senate Joint Resolution 111 sponsored by Sen. Mike Bell (R-Riceville) that urges state officials to consider banning state-sponsored travel to … Continue reading

Business Protection Act Passes Committee

Senate Bill 127  was approved by the Senate State and Local Government Committee on Tuesday. The bill protects businesses from discrimination by a state or local official or a local government on the basis of their personnel policies, such as … Continue reading

Tennessee Senators Vote for Travel Ban Resolution

Tuesday six legislators from the Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee, including Sen. Thelma Harper (D-Nashville), voted in favor of Senate Joint Resolution 111 sponsored by Sen. Mike Bell (R-Riceville) that urges state officials to consider banning state-sponsored travel to … Continue reading

TN Legislative Prayer Caucus Focuses on Religious Liberty

Started midway through last year’s legislative session, the Tennessee Legislative Prayer Caucus is a nonpartisan weekly prayer group open to all lawmakers. As part of the national Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation, the group at the state Capitol boasts about 30 … Continue reading

Fetal Heartbeat Bill Pushed Back a Week

House Bill 108, sponsored by Rep. Van Huss, which would make it illegal to abort a baby once a fetal heartbeat is detected through ultrasound, has been pushed back a week in the House Health Subcommittee after an amendment was … Continue reading

National News

Sexual Risk Avoidance Approach to Sex Ed Shows Promise

Instead of using the typical Sexual Risk Reduction (SRR) approach to sexual education that teaches high school students how to avoid pregnancy, the Sexual Risk Avoidance (SRA) approach to sex ed uses sound scientific research, a holistic approach, and common … Continue reading

Air Force Email States ‘Boy’ and ‘Girl’ Are Offensive Terms

According to an email sent by a senior Air Force leader to airmen at Lackland Air Force Base, the words “boy” and “girl” were among the list of words and phrases that “may be construed offensive.” The email asked the … Continue reading

SCOTUS Nomination of Gorsuch and Abortion-Related Laws

The Judiciary Committee hearings on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court start March 20, and the legal team at Americans United for Life will be pinpointing discussions during those hearings related to abortion. To stay … Continue reading

Birth Control App Awaits FDA Approval

If approved by the FDA, Natural Cycles would be the first government-approved, non-drug option for birth control. The natural family planning app, developed by Swedish nuclear physicist Elina Berglund Scherwitzl and her husband, Dr. Raoul Scherwitz, tracks a woman’s ovulation … Continue reading

‘Gray Divorce’ on the Rise

The Pew Research Center shows that divorce rates for those 50 and older have doubled and for those over 65 have tripled since the 1990s. This phenomenon is termed “gray divorce.” News Sources: http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/03/09/led-by-baby-boomers-divorce-rates-climb-for-americas-50-population/ http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/divorce-numbers-rise-among-older-americans-fall-among-younger-couples-78303/ NOTE: FACT provides links to … Continue reading

International News

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