One anti-abortion proposal appears to be on the way toward becoming law this year in Tennessee. It’s based on an Indiana law that’s already been upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, requiring aborted fetuses to be buried or cremated.
Tennessee is on track to become the latest state to eliminate the requirement that gun owners get a permit to carry in public. The state House of Representatives approved the measure last night, and hours before the vote, Governor Bill Lee reiterated he intends to sign it.
Gov. Bill Lee has signed a bill into law barring transgender students from competing in girls’ sports. Lee has previously said transgender athletes would “put a glass ceiling back over women.” I signed the bill to preserve women's athletics and ensure fair competition. This legislation responds to damaging federal policies that stand in opposition to […]
Tennessee lawmakers are getting close to a final vote on a plan to do away with the state’s gun permit requirement. The measure has passed the Senate and is on track for a vote on the House floor — possibly as soon as next week.
Tennessee lawmakers are discussing a measure that would take many lawsuits filed against the state away from Nashville judges. The move comes on the heels of a failed attempt to oust a judge in Nashville over her rulings to expand absentee voting because of the pandemic.
A new bill in the Tennessee legislature could impact transgender youths’ access to transitioning treatment. The measure proposes a ban on gender-affirming medical care before puberty.
Gov. Bill Lee’s so-called “Constitutional Carry” proposal is moving quickly through the state legislature. But the measure — which would allow individuals to carry a gun without a permit— is being opposed by gun control activists and law enforcement alike.
A new proposal in the Tennessee House of Representatives that seeks to remove a Nashville judge is receiving push back from the state’s lawyers and judges, as well as House Democrats.
Rep. Eddie Mannis, R-Knoxville, has warned his House colleagues that a ban on transgender athletes could have a tremendous impact on LGBT kids.
Every GOP member of the Tennessee Senate has signed a letter after the men’s basketball team at East Tennessee State University knelt during the national anthem.