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FACT Files Motion to Intervene in Knoxville Custody Case

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (September 9, 2016) —Today, the Constitutional Government Defense Fund, an initiative of The Family Action Council of Tennessee, Inc. filed a Motion to Intervene on behalf of fifty-three Tennessee state legislators in a very important case flowing from the U.S. Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision last year, Obergefell v. Hodges. The case tests […]

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FACT Celebrates 10 Wonderful Years

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (June 7, 2016) – This week marks the 10th anniversary of the Family Action Council of Tennessee, and as a way of celebrating this momentous occasion, FACT has created a special web section called “Celebrate 10 Years with Us!” that highlights key moments in FACT’s history including ten important milestones. “As I think […]

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FACT President Commends Attorney General for Lawsuit

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (May 25, 2016) – The following statement regarding the decision of Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery to join the lawsuit filed by the state of Texas and eight other states over Title IX can be attributed to FACT President David Fowler: “Attorney General Slatery is to be applauded for taking affirmative action in […]

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FACT President Blasts Obama’s Unconstitutional ‘Bathroom Edict’

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (May 13, 2016) – The following statement related to President Obama’s “guidance letter” regarding Title IX can be attributed to FACT President David Fowler: “President Obama has outdone himself with his latest attempt to violate the right of parents to protect their children, violate the privacy of children, and trample on the Constitution […]

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FACT ‘Profoundly Disappointed’ That ‘Bathroom Bill’ Will Not Proceed in Legislature

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (April 18, 2016) – The following statement regarding House Bill 2414, the “bathroom bill,” can be attributed to FACT President David Fowler: “We are thankful that Rep. Susan Lynn and Sen. Mike Bell brought the bill and we appreciate their efforts in past weeks in the face of consistent opposition from the governor’s […]

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FACT President David Fowler’s Statements at the ‘Bathroom Bill’ Press Conference

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (April 18, 2016) – The following statement regarding the “bathroom bill” can be attributed to FACT President David Fowler: “I speak today on behalf of the organization I represent, but I would note that I have with me letters from numerous ministers representing more than 22,000 members that were given to me in the […]

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FACT Responds to Gov. Haslam’s Veto of the Bible Bill

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (April 15, 2016) – The following statement regarding the recent veto of HB 615, the Bible bill, can be attributed to FACT President David Fowler: “Throughout the debate on House Bill 615 we have said we understand why some believe, as the governor does, that the designation of the Holy Bible as the […]

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FACT President Blasts Attorney General’s ‘Bathroom Bill’ Opinion

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (April 11, 2016) —The following statement regarding Attorney General Slatery’s opinion of House Bill 2414, the “bathroom bill,” can be attributed to FACT President David Fowler: “Attorney General Slatery’s opinion regarding the risk to the state of losing Title IX funding if House Bill 2414 passes puts forth a carefully worded legal position […]

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FACT Applauds TN Representatives for Protecting Counselors’ Religious Freedom

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (April 6, 2016) —The following statement regarding House Bill 1840 can be attributed to FACT President David Fowler: “We applaud the 68 members of the Tennessee House of Representatives for their vote to restore to licensed professional counselors in Tennessee the right to make referrals where they cannot in good conscience affirm a […]

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Second Tennessee ‘Marriage Lawsuit’ Filed

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (February 4, 2016) —Today, David Fowler, an attorney with the Constitutional Government Defense Fund, filed a second declaratory judgment lawsuit related to the legal, constitutional issues created by the United States Supreme Court’s decision on marriage June 26, 2015, in Obergefell v. Hodges. The second lawsuit was filed in the Circuit Court in […]

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David Fowler on Understanding the TN ‘Marriage Lawsuits’

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (January 21, 2016) —Today, David Fowler, an attorney with the Constitutional Government Defense Fund, filed a lawsuit in the Chancery Court of Williamson County, Tenn., on behalf of a number of ministers and concerned citizens over purely legal, constitutional issues created by the United States Supreme Court’s decision on marriage June 26, 2015 […]

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David Fowler’s Remarks at the Marriage Lawsuit Press Conference

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (January 21, 2016) —David Fowler, Esq., attorney for the Constitutional Government Defense Fund, made these remarks at a press conference about the marriage lawsuit: “At the heart of the declaratory judgment lawsuit filed today is the issue of who rules the people of Tennessee and, ultimately, all the people of the United States. […]