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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.

Will SCOTUS ‘Abort’ All of Us?

Will SCOTUS ‘Abort’ All of Us?

May 19, 2022 by David Fowler

Justice Samuel Alito’s leaked abortion decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization seems to have put many pro-life policy advocates in a rush to enact newer, stricter laws prohibiting doctors from performing abortio...
A Final, Most Grievous Aspect of the Leaked Dobbs Opinion

A Final, Most Grievous Aspect of the Leaked Dobbs Opinion

May 18, 2022 by David Fowler

I am delighted that the U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to reverse its abortion precedents, Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. The opinion does a great job dismantling the faulty historical analysis employed in Roe&nbs...
Has SCOTUS Brought Protests on the Justices’ Heads and Homes?

Has SCOTUS Brought Protests on the Justices’ Heads and Homes?

May 12, 2022 by David Fowler

People have begun to protest the leaked U.S. Supreme Court decision that would overrule Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey outside the homes of several Justices. I believe the Court has been fostering for decades the clim...
SCOTUS’ Leaked Opinion Is Not What You Think

SCOTUS’ Leaked Opinion Is Not What You Think

May 5, 2022 by David Fowler

Pro-life advocates are naturally excited that the United States Supreme Court may be ready to reverse its abortion-rights jurisprudence.  But I found the leaked opinion amusing.  One such amusement was the Court opening and closin...
The Futility of Conservative Politicians and Christian Political Organizations-Cause and Correction

The Futility of Conservative Politicians and Christian Political Organizations-Cause and Correction

Feb 25, 2022 by David Fowler

Last week a pastor well known in certain Baptist circles in Tennessee texted these words to me after receiving my new book about the United States Supreme Court, The Naked Court-Understanding and Resisting a Damnable United States Supreme Court, &ldq...
CPED is Real and Deadly; State Politicians Are Highly Susceptible

CPED is Real and Deadly; State Politicians Are Highly Susceptible

Feb 17, 2022 by David Fowler

After meeting this week with a respected state legislator who I personally like and whose moral values I share, I left disheartened. CPED is killing our nation. I fear those now trying to recruit candidates to run for the legislature will not look fo...
Barrett, Breyer, and Baloney: SCOTUS, Court Packing, and Roe v. Wade

Barrett, Breyer, and Baloney: SCOTUS, Court Packing, and Roe v. Wade

Sep 17, 2021 by David Fowler

“Barrett, Breyer, and Baloney” is not the name of a law firm that practices before the U.S. Supreme Court. Rather it is a description of my reaction to comments made this week by two Justices—one liberal, the other conservative (per...
Key Overlooked Principle in SCOTUS’ Ruling on Texas Abortion Law

Key Overlooked Principle in SCOTUS’ Ruling on Texas Abortion Law

Sep 10, 2021 by David Fowler

After further review and counsel, it seems the primary purpose of Texas’ new abortion law is to prevent abortions until the U.S. Supreme Court can decide, come next June, whether to affirm, reverse, or modify its abortion jurisprudence of the l...
What the SCOTUS Decision on the Texas Abortion Law Means

What the SCOTUS Decision on the Texas Abortion Law Means

Sep 3, 2021 by David Fowler

Dr. P. Andrew Sandlin once told me, “Political victories are perfectly compatible with losing the culture,” and he is right. The decision by the Fifth Court of Appeals and U.S. Supreme Court not to grant an emergency stay that would have ...
Talking ‘Smack’ to SCOTUS on Roe v. Wade?

Talking ‘Smack’ to SCOTUS on Roe v. Wade?

Jul 30, 2021 by David Fowler

Eighty briefs were filed with the United States Supreme Court by pro-life organizations and persons in support of Mississippi’s constitutional authority to ban all elective abortions after 15 weeks. My name went on one of those briefs as its au...

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