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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.

Is Bad News a Good Sign That a Counter-Revolution is Coming?

Is Bad News a Good Sign That a Counter-Revolution is Coming?

Sep 30, 2022 by David Fowler

I received two communications this week—one from a pastor upset over yet another drag queen show in our state and one about an over-the-top FBI raid of a Catholic pro-life advocate’s home. I see these situations as the harbingers of a cou...
Matt Walsh’s ‘Vanderbilt Bombshell’—What will the Governor or the Legislature Do?

Matt Walsh’s ‘Vanderbilt Bombshell’—What will the Governor or the Legislature Do?

Sep 23, 2022 by David Fowler

According to the Daily Wire, “Tennessee Republican Governor Bill Lee has called for an investigation of the Pediatric Transgender Clinic at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) after shocking videos posted by Mat...
Is Opposition to the Respect for Marriage Act Pharisaical?

Is Opposition to the Respect for Marriage Act Pharisaical?

Sep 16, 2022 by David Fowler

I got a call this week from the U.S.A. Today network wanting my take on the appropriate content for family life (sex education) curriculum and a different media call wanting comment on a drag queen show at a museum in Memphis. I am also getting email...
How to Evaluate Republican Candidates for the State Legislature

How to Evaluate Republican Candidates for the State Legislature

Jun 24, 2022 by David Fowler

With campaign mailers now flooding my mailbox, I couldn’t help but think back twenty-eight years to my first political race. I was running for the Tennessee Senate in a Republican primary against a 26-year incumbent. I learned then that endorse...
The Pride That Pervades Me and Evangelicalism

The Pride That Pervades Me and Evangelicalism

Jun 17, 2022 by David Fowler

It is “Pride Month” for those who believe in the LGBTQ community’s understanding of human identity and dignity. Many in the conservative evangelical community who know what the Bible says about pride condemn even the concept of cele...
How Should Christians Respond to the Republican Party’s New Pride Coalition?

How Should Christians Respond to the Republican Party’s New Pride Coalition?

Nov 19, 2021 by David Fowler

I was an elected Republican. I will vote for a particular Republican candidate over a Democrat assuming I choose to vote in that candidate’s race at all. But how should Christians respond to the recent news that the Republican National Committe...
The Grimm Truth Christian Conservatives Must Understand 

The Grimm Truth Christian Conservatives Must Understand 

Jul 23, 2021 by David Fowler

Many Christian political conservatives have been touting their success in passing bills protecting biological girls from competing in high school sports against transgendered persons and preventing hormone therapy for minors. This week, federal distr...
Eleventh Circuit’s Education Decision Raises Hard Questions

Eleventh Circuit’s Education Decision Raises Hard Questions

Aug 14, 2020 by David Fowler

In June, the United States Supreme Court held in Bostock v. Clayton County that transgender ideology, namely, the principle that sex is not biological but a subjective mental state, was infused into the word “sex” found in Title VII ...
Getting Perspective On Another Bad Supreme Court Decision

Getting Perspective On Another Bad Supreme Court Decision

Jun 19, 2020 by David Fowler

Getting Perspective on Another Bad Supreme Court Decision   Monday, the United States Supreme Court issued a judgment based upon the word “sex” in Title VII, the federal law prohibiting workplace discrimination, having a meaning ...

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