Press Statements

Whether you are a long-time supporter of FACT, a new supporter, or a member of the media, you are invited to discover our media coverage and awards plus the latest newsworthy happenings in the form of press releases or press statements.

Because FACT has been a leader in passing first-in-the-nation laws, we have received a couple of awards.
Media Coverage
Over the years, FACT has garnered both mainstream media coverage and conservative Christian media coverage.

Press Statements

Tennessee County Clerks Warned About Issuing ‘Void and Unenforceable” Marriage Licenses

Jan 6, 2020

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (January 6, 2020) – Today, county clerks in all 95 Tennessee counties should be receiving a letter from the Constitutional Government Defense Fund warning them that they are still subject to the provision in Tennessee’s Co...

Certificate of Marriage with wedding rings

TN Ministers and Independent Baptist Organization File Petition for Declaratory Order Regarding State Marriage Certificate

Dec 19, 2019

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (November 19, 2019) – Today, 11 Christian ministers from across the state of Tennessee, along with Tennessee Independent Baptists for Religious Liberty, Inc., filed a Petition for Declaratory Order with the Tennessee Department ...

wedding couple in a field

New God-Given Marriage Initiative Challenges Major Supreme Court Ruling

Oct 23, 2019

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (October 23, 2019) – Today marks the launch of a new initiative from The Family Action Council of Tennessee (FACT) that challenges the way Tennessee’s elected officials have applied the “right to marry” holding...

FACT President David Fowler before the TN Senate Judiciary Committee April 2019

FACT President David Fowler Gives Testimony in Support of ‘Fetal Heartbeat’ Bill

Apr 10, 2019

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (April 9, 2019)—The following statement can be attributed to FACT President David Fowler: It was an honor to offer testimony today in support of the constitutionality of the “fetal heartbeat” bill, Senate Bill 123...

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FACT Files Appeal With TN Supreme Court Concerning Marriage Licensing Laws

Aug 10, 2018

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (August 10, 2018)—The following statement regarding an Application for Permission to Appeal filed today with the Supreme Court for the state of Tennessee in the case of Grant v. Anderson may be attributed to David Fowl...

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FACT Pleased That SCOTUS Sides With Religious Liberty

Jun 4, 2018

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (June 4, 2018) – The following comment concerning the much-anticipated outcome of the Jack Phillips religious liberty case can be attributed to FACT President David Fowler: We are grateful for the Supreme Court’s decisi...

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