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Tennessee News

Motion to Intervene in Knoxville Insemination Case Denied

This week, Judge Greg McMillan of Knoxville ruled that 52 state legislators would not be allowed to argue that a state statute referring to children born by insemination to a husband and wife should not be interpreted in a way … Continue reading

FACT Fights Against Judicial Overreach and for the Integrity of the Family

The Tennessean quoted FACT President David Fowler on Wednesday’s front page as saying, “We can never not be concerned with the integrity and strength of the family.” The Tennessean article discusses the Insemination Statute Repeal, SB 1153/HB 1406. The bill … Continue reading

Senate Bill 127 Referred Back to Committee

Senate Bill 127, which had previously been approved by the Senate Commerce Committee by a 9-0 vote, was referred back to the State and Local Government Committee on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. The bill protects business owners from discrimination by … Continue reading

TN Counselor Group Takes a Chill Pill

The American Counseling Association and its Tennessee counterpart had come unglued in recent weeks over state Sen. Jack Johnson’s bill that prohibited Tennessee’s licensing board from farming out its duty to develop rules governing professional counselors to a private organization. … Continue reading

Human Rights Campaign Comes Unglued Over TN Bill

This week the Commerce Committee in the Tennessee Senate unanimously referred a bill to the full Senate that would prohibit rogue liberal mayors and cities from trying to impose on local businesses liberal personnel policies beyond what state law requires. … Continue reading

National News

Campus Sidewalk Pro-Life Messages Scrubbed

School officials at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania were asked to scrub chalked pro-life messages from the campus sidewalks on Monday. The messages, written by members of Students for Life, were part of National Pro-Life Chalk Day. The school’s posting and … Continue reading

Judge Refuses to Rewrite Title VII

While federal judges increasingly show a proclivity toward “interpreting” laws in ways that actually rewrite them (see today’s blog post), the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals actually demonstrated some judicial restraint in a decision released this week. Lambda Legal, which … Continue reading

Texas Bathroom Bill Passes Senate

The Texas Senate passed SB6, the state’s Privacy Act, 21-10. The bill requires that bathrooms and locker rooms be designated for use based on biology with separate facilities being made available for those confused about their sex. The bill would … Continue reading

Alabama Senate Passes Bill to End Marriage Licenses

The Alabama Senate passed a bill that, if signed into law, would eliminate marriage licenses in the state in favor of couples recording a marriage certificate with the local probate court. Republican state Sen. Greg Albritton, who sponsored the bill, … Continue reading

A Day Without a Woman Strike

On Wednesday, the same day as International Women’s Day, the Women’s March and supporters staged “A Day Without a Woman” strike that called women to take the day off from paid and unpaid labor in order to showcase the supposed … Continue reading

International News

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