Entries by FACT Team

Silenced Tennessee Pastor Fights Back for Unborn

Pastor Mark Carr is pushing back against the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services (TDCS) and its attempts to shut down his website chastizing the department for effectively facilitating an out-of-state abortion for a 13-year-old teen from Sevier County against parental wishes. TDCS had previously removed the teen and her three siblings from their parents’ custody. […]

Tennessee Supreme Court Avoids Constitutional Showdown for Now

Last Friday, the Tennessee Supreme Court rejected an application for permission to appeal a decision by the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Middle Division, upholding the dismissal of a lawsuit by pastors and citizens challenging actions taken by Williamson County’s Clerk subsequent to the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage decision, Obergefell v. Hodges. FACT President David Fowler, […]

Middle Tennessee Pastors Appreciation Luncheon

Next Tuesday, October 23, the Bott Radio Network, on whose stations The Family Action Council of Tennessee’s FACT Report is heard, is hosting its first-ever Middle Tennessee Pastor’s Appreciation luncheon. The free luncheon for pastors (and other ministers on staff with a local church) will be at Judson Baptist Church, 4900 Franklin Road, Nashville. It will […]

‘Transgender’ Competes and Wins Women’s Cycling Competition

A biological male identifying as a “transgender” female won the gold medal in a women’s cycling championship this past weekend. Rachel McKinnon, a philosophy professor from Canada, won the women’s 35-39 age division at the 2018 Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Masters Track Cycling World Championships in Los Angeles. Is it fair that a biological male […]

DOE Investigates Georgia School Bathroom Sexual Assault Case

The Office of Civil Rights within the U.S. Department of Education is now investigating an alleged sexual assault case between a 5-year-old girl and a “gender fluid” male classmate in an Oakhurst Elementary School bathroom in Decatur, Georgia. The school instituted a policy allowing male students to enter the girls’ restroom, following President Obama’s Title […]