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Image Source: Screen capture of video news briefing of Governor Lee from WMC Action News 5

How Governor Lee Is Fighting the Coronavirus in Tennessee

Mar 27, 2020

The Lee administration has called for new measures this week to attempt to flatten the curve of the coronavirus in Tennessee.

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September 26 National Day of Prayer and Repentance in Washington, D.C.

Mar 27, 2020

On the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower, evangelical leaders from around the country are scheduled to gather at the Mall in Washington, D.C., to pray for America. The prayer event is called The Return, with pray initiatives starting forty days before the presidential election and the main event slated for Saturday, September 26.

Image Source: Screenshot from Marvel Comic's press release describing the twin superheroes Snowflake and Safespace

Marvel Comics Introduces New Non-Binary/Transgender Warriors

Mar 27, 2020

Marvel Comics is about to unleash unique twin superheroes as part of its New Warriors series, and you won’t believe the names. One twin is called Snowflake, who dresses in blue, while the other twin is called—we kid you not—Safespace, who dresses in pink.

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Some Governors Exempt Worship Services From Public Gathering 

Mar 27, 2020

While some states are only allowing live-streamed worship services, governors in Louisiana, Michigan, and Ohio have called for a “stay at home” order that allows for worship services to be held in public during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Texas and Ohio Officials Face Backlash After Ordering Cessation of Abortions

Mar 27, 2020

Acting on federal guidelines, conservative attorneys general in both Ohio and Texas ordered health care providers in their respective states to halt “nonessential” surgical abortions in order to conserve personal protective equipment for healthcare workers fighting COVID-19.

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Philosophy Professor Punished for Stance on School’s Transgender Ideology Appeals Case

Mar 20, 2020

Nicholas Meriwether, a Christian philosophy professor at Shawnee State University in Ohio, is continuing to fight against the college’s transgender ideology that required him to call a biologically male student claiming to be a woman by female pronouns and female titles or face “further corrective actions,” including suspension without pay or termination.

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Pelosi Tries to Slip Abortion into Emergency Coronavirus Stimulus Package

Mar 20, 2020

The emergency stimulus bill Speaker Nancy Pelosi filed in the U.S. House last Thursday was supposed to provide coronavirus-related assistance. However, multiple White House officials found that Pelosi was trying to use a loophole to include taxpayer funding for abortion.

The Tennessee Capitol

Legislature to Recess, Capitol Closed to Public Due to COVID-19

Mar 20, 2020

It has been a trying couple of weeks—first, Gov. Lee's announcement of a state of emergency last Thursday, then Gov. Lee's announcement of the closure of the Tennessee Capitol to visitors on Friday, and finally the scramble to get a budget passed this week before recessing and reconvening June 1.

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Sunday’s Day of Prayer and Tuesday’s Tennessee Prayer Breakfast

Mar 20, 2020

President Trump called Sunday, March 15 a National Day of Prayer in light of the coronavirus. On a state level, the 46th annual Tennessee Prayer Breakfast, which was scheduled for this past Tuesday, will be rescheduled for a later date.

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Listen to FACT President Argue in Grant v. Anderson Marriage Licensing Case

Mar 13, 2020

Now you can listen to FACT President David Fowler act as general counsel for the Constitutional Government Defense Fund before a panel of three judges during George Grant et al. v. Elaine Anderson at the Tennessee Court of Appeals for the Middle Section on February 4, 2020.

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