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Marital Contract Recording Act

The Marital Contract Recording Act allows a man and woman who have exchanged marital vows or promises to file with the local county clerk a document recording the fact that they have married. 

The Act is based on the fact that the relationship of a man and woman as husband and wife is not created by an act of the state legislature through licensure. Moreover, the right of a man and woman to enter into this particular kind of relationship is not based on a grant of permission given them by the legislature.
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God Law & Liberty

Law and the Constitution-Evaluating Oral Arguments in Abortion Case

The doctrine of stare decisis—whether SCOTUS should adhere to former decisions—dominated oral arguments on Wednesday in the most significant abortion case since Planned Parenthood v. Casey in 1992. Today, David looks at a key exchange in the arguments to demonstrate why Justice Thomas has correctly said the Court’s application of that doctrine violates the U.S. Constitution.


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The Christmas Story As I Never Heard It

Dec 3, 2021 by David Fowler

Three weeks from today will be Christmas Day. Until about two weeks ago I would have called myself a heretic for saying the most fundamental point of Christmas story—the events told in Luke Chapter 2 about the night Jesus was born—is ...
The Christmas Story As I Never Heard It

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Tennessee's Attorney General Joins in the Litigation Fray Against Biden's "Vaccine" Mandate

Tennessee's Attorney General joins in the litigation fray against Biden's "vaccine" mandate on federal contrators to have their empoyees vaccinated. The linked-to complaint shows the morass of applicable federal regulation.
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FACT is pleased to associate with the following national organizations in the course of its work on behalf of families in Tennessee: Alliance Defending Freedom, Family Research Council, and Focus on the Family.

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