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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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FACT Files Rule 60 Motion in Williamson County Chancery Court

On Monday, the Constitutional Government Defense Fund, a strategic litigation initiative of The Family Action Council of Tennessee, filed a Motion for Relief from Judgment in the Chancery Court in Williamson County, Tenn., asking the court to set aside its earlier judgment dismissing the claims of five Williamson County residents related to the administration of […]

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National Pro-Life Movement Gains More Traction

Those who had been sitting on the sidelines on the issue of life have been coming out in droves to defend unborn babies, thanks to a new pro-life film and sickening abortion legislation that passed in New York. The Unplanned movie has sparked a prayer movement. Last weekend, 166 National Pro-Life Candlelight Vigils were held […]

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Oregon Baker Case Before U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to review the case of Oregon bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein through an appeal from Oregan state courts by First Liberty Institute on their behalf. The Kleins were fined $135,000 for declining to bake a cake for a same-sex “wedding,” a ceremony that went against their strongly held […]

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Man Sues Parents for Throwing Away His Porn Collection

Does a parent have a right to prevent a son from bringing unholy materials into the home? That’s up for debate in Michigan, where an unnamed adult son, who moved back into his parents’ Grand Haven, Mich., home in October 2016 after going through a divorce, is suing his parents for more than $86,000 for […]

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Colorado’s Radical Sex Education Bill Moves Through Legislature

In 2013, Colorado enacted a controversial comprehensive sex education policy, but legislation has been proposed that will go even further. Colorado’s radical, LGBT-friendly sex education bill, HB 1032, specifically prohibits religious, moral, and ethical perspectives on sex from being discussed in the classroom. That means teachers and students are not only prohibited from talking about […]

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Ohio Passes ‘Fetal Heartbeat’ Bill

Eschewing the approach taken by Tennessee’s Senate Judiciary Committee, the Ohio House of Representatives passed its own fetal heartbeat bill this week and the Ohio Senate, which had passed the bill in March, quickly approved changes made by the House. It has now been signed by the governor. The bill prohibits abortions after an unborn […]

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Taylor Swift Funds LGBT Advocacy Group

Singer Taylor Swift, who grew up in Nashville, gave $113,000 to Tennessee Equality Project, an LGBT organization that lobbies at the state Capitol. Along with the donation, Swift sent a note to Executive Director Chris Sanders that said, “Dear Chris, I’m writing you to say that I’m so inspired by the work you do, specifically […]

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Amazon Pulled into ‘No Gay? No Way!’ Campaign Targeting Tennessee Legislature

Many Tennesseans have been excited that Amazon will have a major hub in Nashville, creating 5,000 new jobs in our state, but is there a downside to having this well-known company in our state? Unfortunately, yes. Because Amazon has been vocal about its pro-LGBT stance, it has been pressured by national “No Gay? No Way!” […]

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Catholic High School Fights for First Amendment Rights

The Lyceum, a Catholic classical high school in South Euclid, Ohio, is fighting for its First Amendment rights in a lawsuit challenging a sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) non-discrimination ordinance passed by the South Euclid City Council in 2018 that does not include an exemption for religious or moral convictions. The ordinance would severely […]

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Canadian Man Slapped with Steep Fine for ‘Misgendering’ a Male

In 2017, during a British Columbia election, Canadian William “Bill” Whatcott distributed flyers informing voters that a local candidate for Parliament, Morgane Oger, who presented as a woman, was actually a biological male called Ronan Oger. Today’s pro-LGBT culture would call that “misgendering,” which so far in America is still not a crime. But for […]

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David Fowler’s Testimony in Support of the ‘Fetal Heartbeat’ Bill

FACT President David Fowler gave his three-minute testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee at the Tennessee Capitol on April 9, 2019, in support of the “fetal heartbeat” bill, SB 1236. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Mark Pody, prohibits abortions from the point a fetal heartbeat is detected. Mr. Fowler’s Three-Minute Testimony Chairman Bell and members […]

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Faith-Based Adoption Agencies Get Support in the TN House

The House passed HB 836 by a vote of 67-22 on Monday. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Tim Rudd (R-Murfreesboro), protects faith-based adoption and foster care agencies that, on the basis of their religious conviction, believe placing children in homes with same-sex couples is not in the child’s best interest. Passage of the bill means […]