National Tribute to Law Enforcement Virtual Event Will Celebrate and Honor Police

Next Saturday, Be The People Project is hosting “National Tribute to Law Enforcement,” a virtual event to celebrate and honor police officers.

Civil rights activist Robert L. Woodson Sr. will serve as the keynote speaker. The event will also feature speeches from active and retired law enforcement professionals Kenneth Harms, James Smallwood, Lt. Randy Sutton, and Republican Senate candidate Bill Hagerty.

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CONSTITUTION DAY: 917 Society Members Hope Greater Knowledge of the U.S. Constitution Can Remedy Nation’s Ills

Members of the Tennessee-based 917 Society celebrated Constitution Day Thursday, and some speakers expressed optimism that more widespread knowledge of the U.S. Constitution can help overcome this country’s current divisions.

917 Society members gathered at the Elks Lodge in Franklin.

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Joni Bryan of 917 Society Says Group Will Distribute Free Constitutions to Eighth Graders Nationwide, with Help from Dr. Ming Wang and Lee Beaman

In a discussion Wednesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 am to 8:00 am – Leahy spoke to in-studio guest Joni Bryan who is the executive director of 917 Society. The 501-C3 non-profit organization has recently partnered with AmVets to handle distribution of Constitutions for all eighth-graders nationally in hopes to create a “rite of passage” for both the born and naturalized citizens of America.

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Lee Beaman Commentary: Faith-Based Groups Excel at Reforming Lives

Helping people escape lives of generational chaos and trauma is something we should all do as fellow humans, and people of faith take this calling to heart especially deeply. Governmental leaders have often considered adopting partnerships between public agencies and private organizations that excel at addressing social crises. Such partnerships are high on the list of priorities for both Governor Bill Lee and President Donald Trump. The power of faith in reforming lives is undeniable.

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Lee Beaman Commentary: Green Space Is Vital to a City’s Success

by Lee Beaman   We hear often the laments of the challenges that urban growth brings. From challenges with school systems to rising prices and reduced availability of homes, Nashvillians’ concerns over our growth are valid.  But one of the aspects of urban growth is the appreciation of our green…

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Lee Beaman Joins Carol Swain’s Campaign for Mayor of Nashville as Finance Chairman

Carol Swain runs for Nashville Mayor'

Nashville businessman Lee Beaman has agreed to serve as the finance chairman of Carol Swain’s mayoral campaign, according to the former Vanderbilt professor’s campaign. “Yesterday, Lee Beaman joined Dr. Carol M. Swain’s campaign for Mayor of Nashville as Finance Chairman,” the campaign said in a statement released on Tuesday, adding:…

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Lee Beaman Launches Super PAC to Raise $4 Million to Support Andy Ogles and Oppose Bob Corker in GOP Senate Primary

Tennessee Star

Middle Tennessee’s most recognized auto dealer has launched a Super PAC that intends to raise $4 million in a Super PAC for independent expenditures to support Andy Ogles and oppose Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) in the 2018 Republican U.S. Senate primary in Tennessee. “Ogles is the former state director of…

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