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March for Life Is Today

Jan 24, 2020

The 47th annual March for Life, themed “Life Empowers: Pro-life is pro-woman,” is scheduled to take place today, January 24, 2020, at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., starting around noon. Why this theme? Said Jeanne Mancini, pre...

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Governor Lee Puts Forth Own Abortion Bill

Jan 24, 2020

On Thursday Governor Bill Lee held a news conference at the Tennessee Capitol to announce his own “comprehensive” abortion legislation. Although language of the bill has not yet been finalized, according to the press release issued by his...

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Rule of Law Life Act Filed on National Sanctity of Human Life Day

Jan 24, 2020

The Rule of Law Life Act (SB 1780) was officially filed by Sen. Janice Bowling in the Tennessee General Assembly on National Sanctity of Human Life Day, Wednesday, January 22, 2020. During the Summer Study for SB 1236 before the Senate Judiciary C...

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Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Renamed to Honor Unborn

Jan 24, 2020

For many, Wednesday marked the 47-year anniversary of the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that has allowed for the killing of millions of babies in the womb. But for President Trump, the day took a decidedly different tone. Through a pr...

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Trump Moves to Protect Religious Freedom of Students

Jan 17, 2020

President Trump declared Thursday, January 16, 2020, Religious Freedom Day as a way to “honor the foundational link between freedom and faith in our country and reaffirm our commitment to safeguarding the religious liberty of all Americans.&rdq...

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Two Homosexual Students Sue Fuller Theological Seminary

Jan 17, 2020

Joanna Maxon and Nathan Brittsan were expelled from Fuller Theological Seminary for violating the school’s biblically based Community Standards concerning marriage and sexuality; both are “married” to a same-sex partner. In Novem...

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Planned Parenthood’s Abortion Numbers Are Up

Jan 10, 2020

In Planned Parenthood’s latest annual report for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, Planned Parenthood notes that its facilities performed 345,672 abortions in 2018, which is about 13,000 more than the fiscal year before. That is the highest number of ...

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Methodists Call for Split Over Theological Differences Concerning LGBT

Jan 10, 2020

Due to opposition to same-sex “marriage” and the inclusion of homosexual clergy, bishops and representatives of a number of United Methodist groups have announced a proposed agreement to split the United Methodist Church. The proposal,...

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FACT Joins Amicus Brief in Landmark Louisiana Abortion Case

Jan 10, 2020

In March, the U.S Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for June Medical Services, LLC, v. Gee, a case concerning an abortion law in Louisiana that would have the effect of closing the last abortion clinic in that state. The highest court in the lan...

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County Clerks Warned About ‘Void and Unenforceable’ Marriage Licenses

Jan 3, 2020

On January 2, the Constitutional Government Defense Fund, a division of Alliance for Law and Liberty, sent a letter to County Technical Advisory Service, County Officials Association in Tennessee, and all 95 county clerks in Tennessee advising them t...

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