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Get a quick snapshot of some of the stories about life, family, marriage, and religious liberty covered from a conservative perspective.

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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. […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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‘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 […]

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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 […]

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Sen. Mark Norris Confirmed as West Tennessee Federal Judge

Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville) was confirmed last week by the U.S. Senate as a new federal judge for West Tennessee. Said U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, who recommended Norris to the president, “He is respected by his peers around the country, having been elected chairman of the Council of State Governments, and has been […]

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Kavanaugh’s White House Swearing-In Ceremony

After weeks of nail-biting delays, FBI probes, protests, and death threats, Brett Kavanaugh was finally sworn in as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday and again at an event at the White House on Monday. Justice Kavanaugh fills the seat left open due to Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement. Interestingly, Kavanaugh was sworn […]

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Nikki Haley Resigns as UN Ambassador

Nikki Haley announced her resignation as United States Ambassador to the U.N. in the White House’s Oval Office Tuesday morning. Haley is former governor of South Carolina and the first woman to hold the position in that state. A staunch pro-life leader, Haley was responsible for overseeing the United States’ withdrawal from the United Nations […]

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Vote Common Good Campaign Trying to Swing Congress to Democratic Side

Minnesota pastor Doug Paggit of Solomon’s Porch is leading a new campaign of mostly left-leaning Christian leaders who are encouraging Christians to vote Democrat to unseat Republican members of Congress in the November election. “[W]e are saying to a lot of these voters who voted Republican in the past that maybe it is time to […]

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Could You Pass the U.S. Citizenship Test?

How well do you know your history? According to a study by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation published earlier this month, only 1 in 3 Americans can actually pass a multiple-choice test consisting of items taken from the U.S. citizenship test, and only 19 percent of those under age 45 passed. To pass the […]

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Is It Family First for You?

This past weekend’s vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court Justice brings to light an issue that many of us will have to face in our futures: choosing between the duties of our jobs and the duties and desires of our families. Sometimes we are quick to respond, “I need to do […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Donate to Susan G. Komen

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and that means lots of pink ribbons being touted. But our friends at 2nd Vote explain why you shouldn’t give funds to help one of the world’s largest breast cancer research organizations, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. That’s because the organization gives large sums to Planned Parenthood every […]