The Tennessee House has approved a bill aimed at limiting what teachers can say about racial inequality in public schools. The measure comes amid a conservative furor over “critical race theory” and discussions of last summer’s protests over social justice.
Tennessee lawmakers have set aside a measure that Republicans and Democrats said would’ve had a chilling effect on public protests.
Officials in Tennessee and Massachusetts have identified the man killed over the weekend by Nashville police following a traffic stop in Bordeaux.
Nashville police have fatally shot a man following a traffic stop just before midnight on Clarksville Pike in Bordeaux. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has been called in to investigate.
The Tennessee House has approved a measure that would require tissue from abortions to be cremated or buried. If the measure passes the state Senate, backers say Tennessee would be the 12th state to require mortuary services after an abortion.
A battle over rolling back the 34% tax hike that went into effect in Nashville last year — and restraining the local government’s power — is coming to a head. The Davidson County Election Commission expects to vote this week on whether to put the question to the voters. The commission delayed a final decision […]
Knoxville Police say one person has been killed and an officer is being treated for non-life threatening injuries following an exchange of gunfire at a Knoxville high school. Another person has been taken into custody.
The state Senate has approved a measure that would let guardians opt their children out of lessons on the LGBT community. The bill requires teachers to give the families of students at least 30 days’ notice before offering any instruction in a curriculum on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Tennessee lawmakers are debating a measure that would require the remains of fetuses to be buried or cremated after abortions. A House subcommittee gave initial approval to House Bill 1181/Senate Bill 828 on Tuesday.
The Tennessee Senate is now set to take up debate over a resolution that would recognize the Bible as the official state book. The measure passed the state House of Representatives Monday night.