FACT’S David Fowler: Religious Liberty Executive Order “A Good First Step”

The Family Action Council of Tennessee is calling President Trump’s signing of a religious liberty executive order on Thursday “a good first step.” But more is needed to shore up protections for people of faith, said FACT President David Fowler in a statement. Fowler said the executive order “addresses in a…

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Executive Director Of Latinos For Tennessee Calls Attacks On State Senator Mark Green ‘Character Assassination’

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The executive director of Latinos For Tennessee is defending state Sen. Mark Green, who has come under attack since being nominated by President Trump to be army secretary. Progressive groups have mercilessly berated Green (R-Clarksville) for his Christian views, especially as they relate to LGBT issues and Islam. In a…

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Christian Leaders Give Bibles To First Responders In Goodlettsville

Church leaders have been giving Bibles to firefighters and police officers in Goodlettsville this week in a show of support. Some firefighters received their Bibles on Thursday – the National Day of Prayer, reports WKRN News 2. Fire Chief Kenneth Reeves told WKRN that his firefighters appreciate the support. “They get…

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Faculty at Samford University Votes in Favor of LGBT Student Group

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  The faculty at Samford University in Alabama has voted to give official recognition to a pro-LGBT student organization. The full faculty at the Baptist school voted April 27 to recommend approval of Samford Together, a student group that would offer a forum for discussing sexual orientation and gender identity…

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Rumors Swirl Over ‘Imminent’ Justice Kennedy Retirement at Supreme Court

Roger Stone, a long-time friend of President Donald Trump, said this week that President Donald Trump has been told to expect an “imminent” letter of resignation from Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Trump told the Washington Times last week in an interview that he had heard rumors that Kennedy, the…

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Commentary by Steve Gill: Memes Emerge as a Potent New Weapon in the Tennessee Political Battlefield

  They appear with increasing regularity on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and other social media — some funny, some confusing, some simply annoying. Those pictures of an annoyed baby, Picard with a face palm, the Joker with his creepy grin, Kermit the Frog sipping tea, or an endless array of iconic…

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David Axelrod Fires Back at Hillary Clinton: ‘Comey Didn’t Tell Her Not to Campaign in Wisconsin’

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David Axelrod offered a stinging rebuke on Wednesday to Hillary Clinton’s assertion that her presidential campaign failed because of FBI Director James B. Comey and Russian hackers. CNN’s “New Day” called in former President Barack Obama’s adviser to discuss Mrs. Clinton’s news conference on Tuesday, which framed her failed presidential…

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David Tulis Commentary: Greer for Dunlap Mayor; Land Spoils Reputation for Integrity by Abusing Gaddys

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By David Tulis / Noogaradio 1240 AM 92.7 FM The personal liberties secured under constitutional government are the fruit of simple promises. In Dunlap, Tenn., an elderly couple hiding from authorities are simple enough to believe these promises and to stand firmly upon them. The city’s civil prosecution against Thomas…

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Chaos at the Capitol: Democrats’ Quid Pro Quo Education Money for Gas Tax Votes Passes, But Budget in Limbo

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Thursday on the House floor, between recesses where Republicans were presumably working out their differences over parts of the budget, and working their way through a pile of amendments to HB511, Democrat Rep. Craig Fitzhugh, the House Minority Leader, went to bat for a third time to secure a pot…

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