news snapshot

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

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

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

National News

If ‘Sex’ Is a Feeling, Why Not Age?

Thankfully, the Minnesota Court of Appeals recently rejected the claimed right of a man to change the date of his birth on his birth certificate because he “feels most comfortable around people who are 5-15 years younger” and “identifies as … Continue reading

White House Easter Egg Roll Changes Emphasis

Under the Obama administration, the annual Easter Egg Roll became a vehicle to promote the LGBT’s gay parenting agenda. This year, under Trump, the event was about children—period —without some political agenda highlighting gay couples with children. Any adult with … Continue reading

Prepare to Celebrate the National Day of Prayer

Thursday, May 4, will mark the 66th observance of the National Day of Prayer. Since 1952, every president has signed a proclamation stating the importance of prayer for our country, and Gov. Haslam has already signed the proclamation for Tennessee. … Continue reading

MIT Press Publishes ‘Communism for Kids’ Book

The anti-capitalism book Communism for Kids, which features the principles of Karl Marx with fairy tales complete with cartoon drawings of ‘lovable little revolutionaries,’ is being marketed to children age 3-7. The goal of German writer Bin Adamczak is to … Continue reading

FCA Wins Religious Liberty Case

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) wanted to distribute Bibles during non-instructional time in Mississippi’s Stone County School District, but the group was denied. Instead, the group was only permitted to leave the Bibles on an unattended table. Instead of backing … Continue reading

International News

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