State News

‘Conservative’ Mayor Scott Phillips of Olive Branch MS Using Eminent Domain To Fix A Government Mistake!?!

on June 4, 2019, 7:24 AM / in State News

By Yvonne Burton  |  RedPillSentinel  City buys airport using federal grant money (Grant money comes with strings attached) David Couch, private citizen, bought 6 acres adjacent to the airport which comes with a permanent easement for .2 acres which is allows access to the airport City approves of construction for fuel farm on Couch’s 6 acres….city inspects after construction and […]

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A state-by-state look at the wave of anti-abortion laws in America

on June 2, 2019, 7:11 AM / in National News, State News

The flurry of laws intended to strike down the landmark Supreme Court ruling Roe v. Wade has galvanized activists on both sides, reviving the debate over one of the most divisive issues in American life.None of the abortion bans passed this year has taken effect, and virtually all are expected to face legal challenges. The American Civil Liberties Union, the […]

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Nevada’s Democrat Governor Deals Blow to National Popular Vote with Veto

Nevada’s Democrat Governor Deals Blow to National Popular Vote with Veto

on June 2, 2019, 6:52 AM / in State News

Written by  Steve Byas After being approved in the Nevada State Assembly, 23-17, and in the Nevada State Senate, 12-8, it appeared that the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact had picked up yet another state in its effort to circumvent the U.S. Constitution, and effectively abolish the Electoral College — without bothering with the amendment process outlined in the Constitution. But […]

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Bluffing Taxpayers | Sports and TV

Bluffing Taxpayers | Sports and TV

on June 2, 2019, 6:27 AM / in State News

BY JUSTIN OWEN This year, TV shows and stadiums have been busy asking Tennessee for more of your tax dollars. Ron Shultis recently wrote about the new NBC series Bluff City Law asking for $10 million to film their show—which is set in Memphis—in Memphis. Upon finding out that the legislature only appropriated $4 million for film incentives statewide, a letter-writing […]

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New property rights case filed in Nashville

New property rights case filed in Nashville

on June 2, 2019, 5:55 AM / in State News

  From The Beacon Did you know that in Nashville, if someone simply wants to build a home, the city forces that individual to build a sidewalk or pay a fee in order to receive the building permit? It doesn’t even matter whether the neighborhood has perfectly functional existing sidewalks, or no sidewalks at all. As a result, Nashville now […]

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12 killed in Virginia Beach shooting; suspect dead

on June 1, 2019, 6:55 AM / in State News

Mayor Bobby Dyer: “This is the most devastating day in the history of Virginia Beach.” By Dennis Romero Twelve people were killed and five injured Friday after a shooter opened fire at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center in Virginia, officials said. Responding officers shot the suspect, who also later died, Virginia Beach police Chief James A. Cervera said at a news […]

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Judge temporarily allows Missouri’s last abortion center to stay open

Judge temporarily allows Missouri’s last abortion center to stay open

on June 1, 2019, 6:39 AM / in State News

by Calvin Freiburger ST. LOUIS, Missouri, (LifeSiteNews) – A judge gave a scandal-plagued abortion facility in St. Louis a temporary reprieve Friday, less than 12 hours before it would have had to surrender its abortion license to Missouri health officials. Had Planned Parenthood had to do that, Missouri would have been without an open abortion center. Reproductive Health Services of Planned […]

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JPFO Joins Amicus Curiae In Lawsuit Against Tyrannical Abuse By City Of New York

JPFO Joins Amicus Curiae In Lawsuit Against Tyrannical Abuse By City Of New York

on May 30, 2019, 8:31 AM / in National News, State News

New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. City of New York, set for Oct. 2019. Courts should not use “marginal scrutiny” and allow unconstitutional laws to stand. New York City bans taking your licensed sidearm out of the city, for any reason, and their local courts have approved of this law. After a nine-year vacuum on gun cases at […]

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9 Words to Help Protect Women from Getting Their Teeth Knocked Out – or Worse

9 Words to Help Protect Women from Getting Their Teeth Knocked Out – or Worse

on May 30, 2019, 8:27 AM / in Opinion, State News

There’s a creepy, lawyer/televangelist in Reno, Jason Guinasso, who’s on a moral crusade to shut down all of Nevada’s legal brothels.  He’s not only pressuring the Nevada Legislature to do so, but has filed a federal lawsuit asking Washington, DC to do it for him. But there’s something even more sinister about what Guinasso is up to. When you apply […]

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New Mexico town orders halt to private border wall construction

New Mexico town orders halt to private border wall construction

on May 30, 2019, 8:13 AM / in State News

City officials in Sunland Park, New Mexico, have issued a “cease and desist” order to landowners building a private border wall, saying the project lacked proper permits. “The rules apply to everyone,” Sunland Park spokesman Peter Ibarbo said Wednesday. “That’s the process.” Sunland Park Mayor Javier Perea said the project’s application was incomplete, but there were other problems. “My understanding […]

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Louisiana lawmakers pass ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban

on May 30, 2019, 7:48 AM / in State News

The Louisiana state legislature on Wednesday approved a “heartbeat” abortion bill with no exceptions for cases of rape or incest, sending the measure to Gov. John Bel Edwards (D), NBC News reported. The law would be among the strictest in the nation and would ban women from terminating a pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat has been detected, typically around six weeks.  The bill was passed on a […]

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Missouri governor threatens state’s only abortion provider

Missouri governor threatens state’s only abortion provider

on May 30, 2019, 7:46 AM / in State News

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R) on Wednesday said that the state’s sole abortion provider will be unable to perform abortions after Friday if it doesn’t comply with an ongoing investigation into potential violations of state law. Parson said the Planned Parenthood clinic is suspected of breaking several state laws and regulations, including one that requires patients receive pelvic exams 72 […]

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Alabama senator: abortion activist threatened to ‘rape’ my wife for my support of abortion ban

Alabama senator: abortion activist threatened to ‘rape’ my wife for my support of abortion ban

on May 30, 2019, 7:30 AM / in State News

By Calvin Freiburger (LifeSiteNews) – The family Republican state senator who vocally supported Alabama’s new law banning almost all abortions says his family has had to endure online threats of violence from pro-abortion advocates outraged by the law, including threats that they were going to break into his house and rape his wife. Earlier this month, Alabama Republican Gov. Kay […]

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Tennessee: Governor Bill Lee Signs Self-Defense Legislation into Law

Tennessee: Governor Bill Lee Signs Self-Defense Legislation into Law

on May 30, 2019, 7:27 AM / in State News

Last week, Governor Bill Lee signed important self-defense legislation, House Bill 1264 /Senate Bill 705, into law. House Bill 1264 /Senate Bill 705, sponsored by Representative Andy Holt and Senator John Stevens, would create a new concealed carry permit in Tennessee that would make it more accessible for Tennesseans to exercise their right to self-defense. The new permit will allow for concealed carry […]

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Two Memphis students have done everything together – including earning full-tuition scholarships to college

Two Memphis students have done everything together – including earning full-tuition scholarships to college

on May 29, 2019, 6:30 AM / in State News

Hard Work…. BY CAROLINE BAUMAN  |  Chalkbeat When Aaliyah Allen and Roy Antoine walked across the stage during graduation exercises at their Memphis high school Saturday, they capped off four sometimes difficult years, spent largely together. From being leaders in school band — Allen as a drum major, and Roy on the bass drums — to struggling to fit in at […]

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What’s In The Police Use-Of-Force Bill That Is Expected To Pass In California

What’s In The Police Use-Of-Force Bill That Is Expected To Pass In California

on May 28, 2019, 7:43 AM / in State News

After several months of negotiations over a bill that aims to reduce police use-of-force in California, law enforcement have removed opposition and legislative leaders have announced support. If passed into law, Assembly Bill 392 would give California a new and tougher legal standard to justify the use of deadly force by police. The bill was inspired by the death last year of […]

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Rescue personnel searching for missing swimmer near Cheatham Dam

Rescue personnel searching for missing swimmer near Cheatham Dam

on May 28, 2019, 7:32 AM / in State News

ASHLAND CITY, TN (WSMV) – Rescue personnel are looking for an 18-year-old man who disappeared while swimming in the Cumberland River near the Cheatham County Dam. Investigators said the teen from Springfield dove off a dock and never resurfaced. The family of the teen identified him as Marvin Morales. Morales’ family wants this incident to highlight the dangers that come […]

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Wilson Co. family says they are ‘overwhelmed’ by man’s weekend murder

on May 28, 2019, 7:26 AM / in State News

LEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Wilson County family is mourning after a senseless murder early Saturday morning. It happened just off the downtown square in Lebanon. Early Saturday morning, two men got into a confrontation in the P lot that quickly turned tragic. Justin Morgan died at Tennova Hospital in Lebanon. He was 27-years-old. “He was a wonderful human being and […]

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Bad legislation occurs everyday…. This one came last week…. Lee signs school voucher bill

on May 28, 2019, 7:20 AM / in State News

The bill diverting tax dollars to private education and allowing participating families to receive debit cards worth up to $7,300 in state education money each year was signed into law by Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee last Friday. The freshman Republican governor navigated a bumpy legislative path to score his most prominent policy win yet with the voucher-like proposal. President Donald […]

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Invasive tick detected in Tennessee

Invasive tick detected in Tennessee

on May 28, 2019, 7:15 AM / in State News

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS  |  NASHVILLE, TENN. Public health officials say an invasive tick has been detected in Tennessee. According to the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, multiple organizations say two Asian longhorned ticks were found on a dog in Union County and five were found on a cow in Roane County. The Asian longhorned tick has now spread to 11 states. […]

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