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.
What Is Political Conservatism and Is It Worth Conserving?
Mar 24, 2023 by David Fowler
This week the confluence of three things caused me to ask the question posed in the heading. Based on my evaluation of the conservatism that appears to have been expressed by the state Senate this week in relation to a major controversy, my answer is...
Making a “Hash” Out of Law and the U.S. Constitution
Mar 16, 2023 by David Fowler
Most lawyers in America need a “remedial legal education” according to a legal scholar with whom I’ve been working in recent years. His point was proved by remarks made last week on the Tennessee House floor by a Republican Represen...
It’s “Brass Tacks” Time in the Tennessee on Sex and Gender
Mar 10, 2023 by David Fowler
Last week the Tennessee legislature sent legislation to the governor allowing persons to sue health care providers for civil damages resulting from medical treatments administered for the purpose of gender transition. This week the sex-gender issue r...