In our blog, read about the political and cultural issues affecting Tennesseans written from a conservative perspective. Commentaries are typically written by David Fowler, an attorney who served in the Tennessee state Senate for 12 years before joining FACT as President.
“Do You Hate the Supreme Court” I Was Asked?
Feb 11, 2022 by David Fowler
I was on a podcast this week to discuss the Ninth Amendment and my most recent book, The Naked Court—Understanding and Resisting a Damnable United States Supreme Court, and one of the hosts asked, “Do you hate the Supreme Court?&rdqu...
Joe Biden And I Finally Agree on the Constitution, Sort of
Feb 4, 2022 by David Fowler
Last week President Joe Biden thrust into the national spotlight the Ninth Amendment I have been talking about for the last two years. What he said was right, but for all the wrong reasons. The Constitution will be recovered or lost for a genera...
Does the Word “Damnable” Describe the U.S. Supreme Court Today?
Jan 20, 2022 by David Fowler
I do not use the word in my title pejoratively; rather, I believe it is descriptive of the Court’s understanding of law, and it has given rise to legislation that poses the most fundamental worldview question Tennessee’s legislators will ...
The ‘Well-Being Check Up’ Tennessee Needs
Aug 21, 2020 by David Fowler
Last week, Tennessee’s Commissioner of Education released a child well-being toolkit that government officials were to use to “ensur[e] that the needs of Tennessee children are met during and after extended periods away from school.&rdquo...
Good and Bad Pro-Life Incremental Legislation
Feb 7, 2020 by David Fowler
Most likely the Tennessee Legislature will approve some pro-life legislation this session. For the Christian, the issue underlying every proposal will be whether incrementalism—not enacting legislation that directly attacks Roe v. Wade and Case...