A Cause for All Tennesseans

God-Given Marriage

God-Given Marriage is a new initiative that challenges the way Tennessee’s elected officials have applied the “right to marry” holding in the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges decision to Tennessee’s marriage licensing statutes.
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God Law & Liberty

Confusion in the Courts

We've said it before and we'll say it again. Words matter! And time and time again, we find court opinions wrought with confusion on how to apply the meaning of words in light of prior rulings and the Constitution, in many cases, words which are all together clear and unambiguous. It is bad enough that courts are confused on the meaning of words like life and liberty. But we find now that even words like man, woman, husband, mother and biological simply don't seem to ring true anymore in the court of law. When a judge feels he or she has the liberty reinterpret a statute simply be redefining a word, we have lost the ideas of separation of powers and federalism altogether.

Commentary

David's Latest Commentary:

The Tennessee Legislature Reconvenes with Primaries Looming Ahead

May 22, 2020 by David Fowler

The Tennessee General Assembly reconvenes June 1, and it is still up in the air as to how much regular business it will conduct. I suspect it will be rather short, because primary season will be around the corner. But I have come to believe that perh...
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News Snapshot

Ravi Zacharias Loses Battle with Cancer

One of Christendom’s great apologists, evangelists, and beloved worldview teachers died at 74 on Tuesday, May 19, after a battle with a rare form of spinal cancer that was diagnosed in March. Ravi Zacharias had just celebrated his 48th wedding anniversary with wife Margie.
Ravi Zacharias in 2013
Credit: Wikimedia Commons - Ravi Zacharias at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, 2013

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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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