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?
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
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?
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
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...
Test the Limits or Pull the Trigger—Two Approaches to Abortion
Mar 6, 2020 by David Fowler
Governor Lee’s abortion legislation (SB 2196/HB 2263) sailed out of the state Senate’s Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. This coming Tuesday, both the governor’s proposal and the Rule of Law Life Act (SB 1780/HB 1962) will be on the c...
Will SCOTUS Use Louisiana’s Abortion Law to Overturn Roe v. Wade?
Feb 14, 2020 by David Fowler
In August, members of the Judiciary Committee of the Tennessee Senate heard two pro-life legal experts say that it was not wise to enact any legislation that challenges the legitimacy of Planned Parenthood v. Casey (1992) and its progenitor, Roe v. W...