The FACT Report is a one-minute radio commentary on events that impact life, the family and religious liberty in Tennessee.

The FACT Report is heard weekly on the Bott Radio Network stations list, including Memphis on WCRV 640 AM and 100.7 FM, Nashville on WCRT 1160 AM and WECV 89.1 FM, Clarksville on 99.5 FM, Dickson on 91.5 FM, Gallatin on 93.9 FM, and Lebanon on 101.9 FM. Plus, you can also hear The FACT Report on Top Gun Radio in the Tri-Cities and WNKJ based in Kentucky.

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Flushing Down Student Privacy

Last week the so-called “bathroom bill” designed to protect the privacy of the children in our K-12 public schools died in the Senate Education Committee.

As a result, local schools can allow biological males to choose to use a young girl’s bathroom or locker room, and local schools that protect privacy will still be exposed to expensive lawsuits for “discrimination” by groups like the ACLU.

But the most tragic thing is that the bill died because no one made a motion to allow it to be discussed. It didn’t die because it was debated and a majority of the committee members voted against it.

The values of hundreds of thousands of Tennesseans were flushed away without any discussion. Learn who these senators are and how to contact them through the Legislation tab on our website.

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FACT Report: The Secret Behind Judges ‘Making Law’

Judges are only supposed to interpret and apply the law, so why does it seem that judges are increasingly making the law? A case in Knoxville is demonstrative.

The court is being asked to “interpret” a statute that expressly refers to a husband and wife marital relationship so that it would now apply to a marriage between two women. When that law was enacted, the Legislature never intended it to apply to two women. But if the court “interprets” the law contrary to the intent of the Legislature or “interprets” it to apply to situations that the law was never intended to cover, then the court will have actually made a new law.

Now you know how judges go about making law—by “interpreting” existing laws to do things and apply to things our real lawmakers never intended.

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FACT Report: Will Judges Stop Lawless County Clerks?

A few years ago, the attorney general opined that elected officials such as county clerks must obey the law, even if similar laws in other states have been held unconstitutional, until a court actually declares the Tennessee law unconstitutional.

So why are our county clerks issuing same-sex “marriage” licenses when the license law, which requires applicants to be a male and a female, has not yet been ruled unconstitutional by a court? Who gave county clerks the authority to act like judges and decide whether the words “male” and “female” could just be stricken from that law and that they could go on with business as usual?

A lawsuit filed by FACT has asked the courts to stop this unauthorized activity. Soon we will find out if even our judges care anymore if the law is obeyed.

More Info About the Lawsuit

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FACT Report: Does Your Voice Matter to These Businesses?

Tennessee Thrives is an organization connected to a liberal organization in Washington, D.C. and has been asking businesses to join their organization. The group wants these businesses to oppose any new law that could cause the LGBT radicals to boycott Tennessee like what happened in North Carolina.

In other words, these businesses seem to be saying, “Biological males can shower with your daughters in the junior high locker room if that’s what it takes to keep LGBT activists from boycotting our state.”

Apparently, these businesses believe the safety and privacy of our daughters is for sale as long as the Human Rights Campaign or others don’t boycott the sale of their wares.

Go to the Tennessee Thrives website, find out who these businesses are, and then avoid patronizing them when you can. After all, they don’t think you matter anyway.

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The FACT Report Is Heard on These Radio Stations

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  • Hopkinsville, KY – WNKJ 89.3 FM
  • Madisonville, KY – WNLJ 91.7 FM
  • Providence, KY – 101.7 FM
  • Murray, KY – 92.1 FM
  • Dickson, TN – 98.9 FM

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