State News

Is this ‘Animal Farm’? Concerned citizen calls out liberal city council who treat him with total contempt

on March 22, 2019, 6:00 AM / in State News

Saw this on the local news and was glad to find it in print form for sharing.  This is SEATTLE –  The HOMELESS EMPIRE  aka SODOM ON THE SOUND.  This is the result of decades of electing Liberals to public office. by  Vivek Saxena  |  Business & Politics When left-wing politicians claim to be “for the people,” they never mean […]

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Does Tennessee need a 2nd permitting system?

on March 21, 2019, 8:39 AM / in Opinion, State News

Quite simply, no. What it needs are promises kept. There is a bill by Sen. John Stevens and Rep. Andy Holt (SB705 and HB1264) which was filed to create a second type of civilian handgun permit in Tennessee.  This proposed new permit is a “concealed only” permit.  The existing permit, which will continue to exist, does not have a concealment […]

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Missouri’s senate just passed a bill nullifying all federal gun laws

on March 21, 2019, 8:20 AM / in State News

Missouri state Senate passed a law banning all past present and future federal gun laws and federal agents from enforcing them. From thesentinel.net Missouri may have just made the most monumental step towards freedom and individual liberty since the signing of the Bill of Rights. In an upcoming vote by Missouri’s state senate, the state is expected to pass a bill […]

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TennCare block grant proposal advances in state House, despite opposition for 30 organizations

on March 21, 2019, 7:56 AM / in State News

One day after 30 organizations signed onto a letter expressing opposition to a GOP-led proposal to pursue Medicaid funding through a block grant, a House finance committee quickly approved the measure. With a voice vote, the House Finance, Ways and Means Subcommittee on Wednesday approved HB 1280, which would require Gov. Bill Lee’s administration to meet with federal officials to formally request a […]

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Tennessee Democratic chair apologizes for calling state racist

Tennessee Democratic chair apologizes for calling state racist

on March 21, 2019, 7:45 AM / in State News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairwoman Mary Mancini has apologized for calling the state racist recently while promoting less conventional candidates. The Tennessean reports Mancini said she used the wrong words during a recent tour of local county Democratic parties. Mancini’s comment came while she was saying the state party should continue to promote minority, millennial and LGBTQ candidates. In […]

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California Suit Claims Dues Can’t Be Deducted Until Workers Are Advised of The Rights They’re Waiving

California Suit Claims Dues Can’t Be Deducted Until Workers Are Advised of The Rights They’re Waiving

on March 21, 2019, 6:40 AM / in State News

By Bob Wickers  |  Freedom Foundation Public-sector unions around the country have spent the past eight months trying desperately to undo the U.S. Supreme Court’s handiwork in Janus v. AFSCME. But it’s one of the dirty tricks they pulled before the ruling was even issued that prompted a lawsuit by the Freedom Foundation this week in California. Like every state and […]

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Virginia school under fire after activist reads trans book to kindergarten kids

Virginia school under fire after activist reads trans book to kindergarten kids

on March 21, 2019, 6:20 AM / in Opinion, State News

(LifeSiteNews) — A Virginia elementary school that allowed a transgender activist to read kindergarten students a book about transgenderism last month did not give parents the option to opt out of having their children present, according to reports, despite claims to the contrary. Transgender activist Sarah McBride of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) read “I Am Jazz,” a book about a boy who […]

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There will be at least one presidential forum in California.

on March 20, 2019, 9:33 AM / in State News

Only in CA  This leftist announcement was written by Joe Garofoli and published by the SF Chronicle The Human Rights Campaign Foundation — the education arm of the nation’s largest LGBTQ rights organization — and UCLA will co-host a Democratic presidential candidate forum in Los Angeles. The event is scheduled for Oct. 10, the eve of National Coming Out Day, in Royce […]

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SB 5602 in Washington State to Heard by the House Health Care Committee

SB 5602 in Washington State to Heard by the House Health Care Committee

on March 20, 2019, 9:09 AM / in State News

Today is an important day in Olympia.  SB 5602, Eliminating Barriers to Reproductive Health, will be heard by the House Health Care Committee at 1:30 PM in the John L. O’Brien Building Room A.  If you are available please make the time to come and stand for life and the God-given reality of male and female. This bill will require insurance […]

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Christian Student Suspended for Sharing the Gospel

Christian Student Suspended for Sharing the Gospel

on March 19, 2019, 7:38 AM / in State News

Gabby Helsinger was targeted for her Christian faith. Last week, she was suspended by Lebanon High School in Ohio for posting Bible verses around her high school campus. School officials said her actions were ‘abusive to others, disrespectful, and rude.’ Sign the petition defending high school student Gabby Helsinger. Demand Lebanon High School’s Principal Scott Butler and Assistant Principal Butch […]

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Nunes sues Twitter for $250 million

Nunes sues Twitter for $250 million

on March 19, 2019, 7:14 AM / in National News, State News

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) is suing Twitter and three users he accuses of using the platform in a coordinated attempt to smear him. In a complaint filed Monday in Virginia, the former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and loyal ally of President Trump cited tweets that accused him of criminal misconduct and made crude jokes about him, including saying […]

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Do States Have a Say in the Refugee Resettlement Program?

Do States Have a Say in the Refugee Resettlement Program?

on March 19, 2019, 6:39 AM / in State News

The State of Tennessee filed a lawsuit against the federal government in March 2017 claiming that the refugee resettlement program was an imposition by Washington over which the state had no control. The lawsuit is pending, but it highlights a deep problem with how the refugee resettlement program has evolved since the passage of the Refugee Act in 1980. This Backgrounder traces […]

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State of Tennessee Appeals Federal Judge’s Dismissal of Refugee Resettlement Lawsuit

State of Tennessee Appeals Federal Judge’s Dismissal of Refugee Resettlement Lawsuit

on March 19, 2019, 6:36 AM / in State News

On Thursday, Tennessee appealed a federal judge’s ruling in March that dismissed the state’s lawsuit against the federal government’s resettlement of refugees in the state on 10th amendment grounds. The Thomas More Law Center, a national public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan representing the State of Tennessee, the Tennessee General Assembly, and Tennessee legislators State Rep. Terri […]

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Tennessee Legislative Update, March 16, 2019

Tennessee Legislative Update, March 16, 2019

on March 18, 2019, 7:11 AM / in State News

Tennessee General Assembly information, click HERE. For information on State Senators, including phone numbers and email addresses, click HERE; for House members, click HERE. For information on legislation, click HERE. Don’t forget that you can now watch the Senate committee meetings and floor sessions online by going HERE; House committee meetings and floor sessions online HERE. Phone calls can go to the legislative Switchboard at 615-741-3011 […]

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Washington found a way to remove Trump from 2020 ballot

on March 18, 2019, 6:16 AM / in State News

These FAR LEFT PolitiHOLES seem to forget about how they were beaten at the ballot box in 1994 by Linda Smith.   https://history.house.gov/People/Detail/21861 She won in a historic WRITE IN vote.  Her name was NOT on the ballot but she won by WRITE IN. The Sodom on the Sound (Seattle/King County) Dems can keep Trump off the printed ballot but they […]

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Tennessee’s Historic Lawsuit to Stop Migrant Invasion Will Be Heard in Appeals Court Next Week

Tennessee’s Historic Lawsuit to Stop Migrant Invasion Will Be Heard in Appeals Court Next Week

on March 17, 2019, 7:37 AM / in National News, State News

As I read over this item my thoughts kept going to how so many lovers of ILLEGALS don’t apply for *permission* to create their sanctuary areas to protect ILLEGALS from LAWFUL arrest, yet, the People have to file suit to prevent being forced to accept these invaders.  What is it that makes ILLEGALS the protected species in America and LEGAL […]

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Williamson County Schools: ‘White People Have the Privilege of Seeing Their Skin Tone Reflected Daily in the Goods and Public Spaces Around Them’

Williamson County Schools: ‘White People Have the Privilege of Seeing Their Skin Tone Reflected Daily in the Goods and Public Spaces Around Them’

on March 16, 2019, 8:25 PM / in Opinion, State News

Dr. Mike Looney, superintendent of Williamson County Schools, wants to make sure every teacher in the system knows how to teach students about “white privilege,” a left wing concept that, while it has no standing in law,  has been pushed to indoctrinate public school teachers and and students alike in direct opposition to the fundamental principles of American civics and […]

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TFA Legislative Report for March 15, 2019 and Calendar for week of March 18, 2019

TFA Legislative Report for March 15, 2019 and Calendar for week of March 18, 2019

on March 16, 2019, 7:24 AM / in State News

There are several bills which have had activity during the week of March 11, 2019 and which are scheduled to be heard during the week of March 18, 2019. Please see the full PDF reports (links below) for more details. The Calendar report contains 11 pages of bills that are set for various hearings next week. A few, a small […]

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Still Alive in Olympia

Still Alive in Olympia

on March 16, 2019, 7:18 AM / in State News

Dear Life and Family Hero, As cross-over passes each year in the legislature, I’m reminded of Dr. Frankenstein’s, “It’s Alive; It’s Alive!, It’s ALIVE!” cry in the classic movie.  Below are the bills that are still ALIVE and of concern to Family Policy Institute of Washington after Wednesday’s cut-off.  Those that are scheduled for a public hearing next week are […]

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The City Council of Everett, Washington Plans to Impose Agenda 21 on Residents, Removing Them from Their Cars and Downgrading Their Lifestyle

The City Council of Everett, Washington Plans to Impose Agenda 21 on Residents, Removing Them from Their Cars and Downgrading Their Lifestyle

on March 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in State News

Agenda 21 expert, Gary Gileno, analyzes documents by the Everett City Council in Washington state that intends to implement Draconian regulations that are designed to monitor and control individuals’ every move. Gileno shows where the document explicitly admits to the intention to modify human behavior. The document shows that the controllers plan to remove people from their cars and replace […]

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