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Report on affair triggers calls for Missouri governor to resign

Report on affair triggers calls for Missouri governor to resign

on April 12, 2018, 9:31 AM / in State News

A special Missouri state House committee released a report on Wednesday detailing an extramarital affair Gov. Eric Greitens (R) had with his hairdresser, who was not identified. The woman testified under oath that Greitens groped her, spanked her, and coerced her to perform a sexual act. She also said he took a photo of her semi-nude and blindfolded, and threatened […]

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Vermont governor signs state’s first significant gun restrictions

Vermont governor signs state’s first significant gun restrictions

on April 12, 2018, 9:27 AM / in State News

Bad News Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) on Wednesday signed a gun law raising the minimum age for gun buyers from 18 to 21 and banning high-capacity magazines. The legislation also makes it easier to take guns away from people deemed to pose a threat. The law contains the first significant restrictions on gun owners in the largely rural state. […]

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God, Guns and the Constitution

God, Guns and the Constitution

on April 11, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Local News, News, State News

 Come and listen to this powerful line up of Panelists discuss these important issues with your Hosts William & Selena Owens William & Selena Owens have been married for 27 years and have reared 4 children. They are authors of a combined 11 books and have spoken at over 350 Christian and conservative events since 2009. William’s recently revised book, […]

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Is a Democratic “Blue Wave” set to sweep the Tennessee legislature?

Is a Democratic “Blue Wave” set to sweep the Tennessee legislature?

on April 10, 2018, 8:05 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

by Rod Williams Is a Democratic “Blue Wave” set to sweep the Tennessee legislature? The website Washington Press says so. They point out that in recent years Tennessee Democrats didn’t even bother mounting a challenge  in nearly half of the races for open seats. This year however Tennessee Democrats are running candidates in 112 out of the state’s 117 legislative districts. Following the April 5th filling deadline, Democratic […]

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House passes bill to allow wine sales in grocery stores on Sundays, holidays

on April 10, 2018, 8:02 AM / in State News

By Joel Ebert  |   USA TODAY NETWORK After a lengthy debate that featured several biblical references, House lawmakers approved a bill Monday that would allow Tennesseans to buy wine in grocery stores on Sundays and most major holidays. The legislation, HB 1540, would align hours of wine sales at grocery stores with beer sales, with some exceptions. It would also allow liquor stores to be […]

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Deerfield, Illinois, Passes “Assault Weapons” Ban Effective June 13

Deerfield, Illinois, Passes “Assault Weapons” Ban Effective June 13

on April 10, 2018, 7:42 AM / in National News, State News

The unanimous approval by the Deerfield, Illinois, Village Board of Trustees of a nearly complete ban on all manner of loosely defined “assault weapons” last Monday night has made headline news. It has also generated at least two lawsuits complaining that the law, to become effective June 13, is unconstitutional under Illinois state law. In addition, the ban has generated significant pushback […]

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Boston Marathon allows male ‘transgender’ runners to compete as women

Boston Marathon allows male ‘transgender’ runners to compete as women

on April 10, 2018, 7:38 AM / in National News, State News

by Calvin Freiburger BOSTON, Massachusetts, (LifeSiteNews) – The annual Boston Marathon begins on Monday, April 16, but this year the event comes with a dose of transgender politics. At least five men who openly identify as women are slated to compete next week, and will be recognized under their “gender identity” rather than their biological sex, the Associated Press reports. “We take […]

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Homeowners FUMING Over Neighborhood’s New Thirteen Breed Dog Ban

on April 10, 2018, 7:35 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Andrew West  |   Constitution.com In modern America, certain passions have risen to the forefront in 2018, with U.S. citizens rediscovering some of the great tropes from the turn of the last century, and giving them a modern twist. Take Crossfit for example.  If you’re unfamiliar with Crossfit, it is a very intense workout regimen that operates competitively within clubs, using bare bones […]

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California state senator who pushed vaccine mandate now seeks to CRIMINALIZE “fake news” about medicine, politics and government

California state senator who pushed vaccine mandate now seeks to CRIMINALIZE “fake news” about medicine, politics and government

on April 10, 2018, 7:19 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

by: Mike Adams (Natural News) In the latest stunning assault on the freedom to think, California state senator Richard Pan — known as the “Mercury Joker” super villain for pushing mandatory vaccines into law via SB 277 — now wants to criminalize all bloggers and independent journalists who dare question the official narratives on vaccines, medicine, politics and government. The quest for absolute authoritarian control never seems to […]

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No notes but a viral lecture on government

No notes but a viral lecture on government

on April 10, 2018, 6:58 AM / in National News, State News

Billy Davis, Steve Jordahl (OneNewsNow.com) A passionate defense of the Second Amendment – and a reminder to politicians about the role of government – has gone viral. Mark Robinson doesn’t even own a gun but understands the constitutional rights of those who do, and his April 3 impromptu speech at the Greensboro, North Carolina City Council took the Internet by […]

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Gov. Rick Scott aims to unseat Florida’s Democratic senator

Gov. Rick Scott aims to unseat Florida’s Democratic senator

on April 9, 2018, 9:27 AM / in National News, State News

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Calling Washington “horribly dysfunctional,” Florida Gov. Rick Scott is challenging U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in an election that could be one of the most expensive and highly-watched races in the nation. The Republican governor was expected to criticize “career politicians” and call for term limits for members of Congress while formally announcing his campaign on Monday. […]

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It won’t matter if we don’t get the House bill out of committee

on April 9, 2018, 9:14 AM / in State News

About 18 months of work is on the line TUESDAY at 10:00am.  If we don’t get the bill out of the House committee the Senate won’t get a chance to vote on it. Opponents have testified against it multiple times, sometimes with questionable information – anything they can do to cause confusion and mis-direction. We have agreed to amendments trying to […]

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AR-15 Style Rifles on Tempe Police Motorcycles

AR-15 Style Rifles on Tempe Police Motorcycles

on April 9, 2018, 9:01 AM / in State News

Link to video above More and more police agencies are issuing AR-15 style rifles to their officers, as police recognize the many advantages of the rifle for defense of self or others. One of the latest groups to be issued the rifles are Tempe, Arizona Motorcycle officers. Motorcycle officers present a challenge for AR-15 issue because a method had to be […]

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Federal Judge Upholds Firearm Ban: ‘Not Within the Scope of…2nd Amendment’

on April 9, 2018, 8:39 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Rebekah Baker   |   The Western Journal A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that challenged Massachusetts’ ban on so-called assault weapons and large capacity magazines, the Boston Globe reported. In a ruling on Friday, U.S. District Judge William Young stated that the ban doesn’t violate the Second Amendment, claiming that such weapons are “military firearms” and are thus not protected by the […]

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Democratic candidates Chism and Harris vie for party nod in county mayor’s race.

Democratic candidates Chism and Harris vie for party nod in county mayor’s race.

on April 9, 2018, 8:00 AM / in State News

The preliminary rounds of the run for Shelby County mayor begin this week with early voting for the May 1 primaries. Today, we feature profiles on the two candidates — Sidney Chism and Lee Harris — seeking the party nomination in the Democratic Primary. The winner of that race will face the winner of the three-candidate race for the Republican […]

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Willie Herenton is ready to take the City of Memphis further down the tubes.

on April 9, 2018, 7:57 AM / in State News

Willie Herenton, the longest-serving mayor in the city’s history, is ready for the 2019 campaign for mayor. Herenton is acknowledging things have changed politically but views a new generation as needing leadership.

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This is why you can’t ban guns

on April 9, 2018, 7:50 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Donald Sensing I did not say you should not ban guns. I did not say you must not ban guns. No, this is why you cannot ban guns: it is impossible. 3D printing has been used to manufacture a stainless steel bridge 41 feet long and 18 feet wide. Such technology has already been used to print firearms, and as the technology improves the firearms […]

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Kimball, Tenn., board terminates local cable company’s franchise agreement

Kimball, Tenn., board terminates local cable company’s franchise agreement

on April 9, 2018, 7:24 AM / in State News

by Ryan Lewis  |   Chattanooga Times Free Press KIMBALL, Tenn. — After city leaders voted to file a formal complaint with the state in January over a local cable company’s failure to pay required franchise fees, they discovered that company doesn’t have a state franchise agreement after all. At the April meeting of the Kimball Board of Mayor and Aldermen, […]

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State GOP removes 7 Senate candidates, 1 governor candidate from primary ballot

on April 9, 2018, 7:15 AM / in State News

Nate Rau, USA TODAY NETWORK The state Republican Party took action Saturday to remove seven Senate candidates and one gubernatorial candidate from the August ballot because they lacked the voting credentials to justify running as Republicans. The political subcommittee of the Republican Party executive committee recommended removing the candidates from the primary ballot for “failing to meet the bona fide standards […]

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T. Robert Hill hoping the election train…… choo, choo

T. Robert Hill hoping the election train…… choo, choo

on April 8, 2018, 3:00 PM / in Local News, State News

On Feb. 27, 2018 T. Robert Hill posted his interest in both the 27th Senate District race and the 73rd House District Race for Tennessee… that takes some balls considering T. Robert is as left politically as they come. His announcement is below: PARTICULARS (#1): Today, I pulled petitions for both the 27th Senate District (Lake, Dyer, Lauderdale, Crockett and […]

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