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Statement on Lawsuit to Redefine Marriage in Tennessee

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (October 21, 2013) —David Fowler, President of The Family Action Council of Tennessee, issued a statement today in response to a lawsuit by the National Center for Lesbian Rights against the definition of marriage found in Tennessee’s legal code. The lawsuit filed in federal court today by the National Center for Lesbian Rights […]

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Statement on Davidson County Same-Sex Marriage Application

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (August 7, 2013) —David Fowler, President of The Family Action Council of Tennessee, issued a statement in response to an application for a marriage license in Davidson County by a same-sex couple. Earlier today, Will Peyton and Jef Laudieri, a same-sex couple, applied for a marriage license in Davidson County, Tenn. The license […]

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Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Marriage/DOMA Decisions

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (June 26, 2013) —David Fowler, President of The Family Action Council of Tennessee, made the following statement in response to the decisions of the United States Supreme Court protecting marriage: The Supreme Court today essentially preserved the status quo as it relates to the meaning and purpose of marriage. It allows the states […]

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Statement on Columbia State’s Violation of First Amendment

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (June 20, 2013) —David Fowler, President of The Family Action Council of Tennessee, made the following statement in response to an incident at Columbia State Community College and the implications on First Amendment rights: The recent letter from Alliance Defending Freedom to the President of Columbia State Community College demonstrates the kind of […]

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Statement on Boy Scout Vote

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (May 23, 2013) —David Fowler, President of The Family Action Council of Tennessee, made the following statement in response to the decision of the vote of the Boy Scouts of America to forsake its long-stand policy on sexuality: The leaders of the Boy Scouts of America from across the nation have spoken. But […]

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Statement on Kermit Gosnell Verdict

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (April 13, 2013) —David Fowler, President of The Family Action Council of Tennessee and original state Senate sponsor of Amendment 1 on next year’s November ballot related to abortion in Tennessee, made the following statement in response to the verdict in the trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell: The verdict of the jury today, […]

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Statement on Federal Judge Granting Minors Access to ‘Morning-After’ Pill without Prescription

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (April 5, 2013) —David Fowler, President of The Family Action Council of Tennessee, made the following statement in response to U.S. District Judge Edward Korman in Brooklyn, N.Y., ordering the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to make the “morning-after” pill available to girls of all ages without a prescription: “This ruling is another […]

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Statement on American Academy of Pediatric’s Support of Same‐Sex Marriage

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (March 21, 2013) —The recent announcement that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has come out in favor of same-sex marriage is the final destination on a journey begun in 2001 by a small group within the AAP who wanted to use the organization to promote homosexual parenting. The position the AAP has […]