Archive for March 6th, 2017

Bakers Accused of Hate Get Emotional Day in Court

Bakers Accused of Hate Get Emotional Day in Court

on March 6, 2017, 7:38 AM / in National News

How would this play out in the LIBERAL COURTS if the plaintiffs were Muslim – or-  if the Defendants were Muslim?  How would this play out if Christians were to object to the special prayer rugs set out or the Prayer times in businesses were allowed to fit Christian worship as it is for Muslims? this has NOTHING to do […]

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Target’s Revenue Falls Dramatically Fourth Quarter

on March 6, 2017, 7:33 AM / in State News

By David Fowler Target reported a 43-percent decline in net earnings for their fourth quarter and their stock has hit a two-year low, yet the company refuses to admit that part of the reason for the plummeting sales could be due to the boycott over the retail chain’s bathroom and changing room policy that disregards the privacy and safety of […]

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Business Protection Act Passes Committee

on March 6, 2017, 7:32 AM / in State News

Senate Bill 127 was approved by the Senate State and Local Government Committee on Tuesday. The bill protects businesses from discrimination by a state or local official or a local government on the basis of their personnel policies, such as employee benefits, so long as the business’ policies comply with state and federal law. The bill now heads to the […]

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Tennessee Senators Vote for Travel Ban Resolution

Tennessee Senators Vote for Travel Ban Resolution

on March 6, 2017, 7:31 AM / in State News

Last Tuesday six legislators from the Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee, including Sen. Thelma Harper (D-Nashville), voted in favor of Senate Joint Resolution 111 sponsored by Sen. Mike Bell (R-Riceville) that urges state officials to consider banning state-sponsored travel to states that have banned such travel to Tennessee. The resolution is an attempt to discourage California and other like-minded […]

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TN Legislative Prayer Caucus Focuses on Religious Liberty

on March 6, 2017, 7:29 AM / in State News

Started midway through last year’s legislative session, the Tennessee Legislative Prayer Caucus is a nonpartisan weekly prayer group open to all lawmakers. As part of the national Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation, the group at the state Capitol boasts about 30 members and is focused on preserving religious liberty, upholding the nation’s Christian values, and prayer.  

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Fetal Heartbeat Bill Pushed Back a Week

Fetal Heartbeat Bill Pushed Back a Week

on March 6, 2017, 7:28 AM / in State News

By David Fowler House Bill 108, sponsored by Rep. Van Huss, which would make it illegal to abort a baby once a fetal heartbeat is detected through ultrasound, has been pushed back a week in the House Health Subcommittee after an amendment was not filed in a timely manner. This bill would change the viability of the fetus from the […]

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Motion to Intervene in Knoxville Insemination Case Denied

on March 6, 2017, 7:26 AM / in State News

This week, Judge Greg McMillan of Knoxville ruled that 52 state legislators would not be allowed to argue that a state statute referring to children born by insemination to a husband and wife should not be interpreted in a way that would substitute the word “spouse” for the word “husband.” The court said that interpreting the statute to treat children […]

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Can Washington, D.C., Help ‘Tennessee Thrive’?

Can Washington, D.C., Help ‘Tennessee Thrive’?

on March 6, 2017, 6:45 AM / in Opinion, State News

by David Fowler /  Family Action Council of Tennessee The extent to which then-candidate Donald Trump swamped the field of presidential contenders in the Republican Primary and then swamped Hillary Clinton should be an indication that a majority of Tennesseans rejects the liberal political values inside the D.C. Beltway. But some businesses in Tennessee don’t get it. They think we […]

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Animal Welfare Act Compliance Information /  So Are You A Own Pet Owner or Guardian?

Animal Welfare Act Compliance Information / So Are You A Own Pet Owner or Guardian?

on March 6, 2017, 6:32 AM / in National News

USDA Posts Additional Animal Welfare Act Compliance Information USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service sent this bulletin at 03/03/2017 01:00 PM EST Today, we are posting inspection reports for certain exhibitors, breeders and brokers regulated under the Animal Welfare Act. These reports are part of our comprehensive review of the documents we removed from our website in early February, and […]

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ain’t my baby grand

ain’t my baby grand

on March 6, 2017, 6:26 AM / in People

Rory keeps reminding us of the things in life that REALLY matter. Jackie By Rory  /  This Life I Live Three years old. I can hardly believe it, but Indiana is already 3 years old. What do you get a child for their birthday who has everything?  Everything that is… except a mama. I got her a piano. Some stories […]

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#TBT: When WSB-TV Exposed HSUS

on March 6, 2017, 6:21 AM / in National News

Humane Watch We do a number of ad campaigns exposing the Humane Society of the United States and encouraging people to give to their local pet shelters, which are unaffiliated with HSUS. But enterprising reporters and investigators have also played a part in shedding a spotlight on the bad deeds of HSUS. One such instance was a 2009 report from […]

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Study: California and New Hampshire Worst States for Filing Auto Insurance Claims

Study: California and New Hampshire Worst States for Filing Auto Insurance Claims

on March 6, 2017, 6:06 AM / in National News

By Body Shop Business Staff Writers /  Body Shop Business Whatever you do, don’t get into a car accident in California. Filing a single auto insurance claim of $2,000 or more in California will result in an average premium increase of 63.1 percent, according to a study by insuranceQuotes and Quadrant Information Services. Based on figures from the National Association of […]

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Keep The Organ Playing

Keep The Organ Playing

on March 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Those members of the body which seem to be weaker are necessary. —1 Corinthians 12:22 Many years ago an accomplished organist was giving a concert. (In those days someone had to pump large bellows backstage to provide air for the pipes.) After each song, the audience applauded heartily. Before his final number, the organist stood and said, “I shall now […]

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March 6th in History

March 6th in History

on March 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 6 is the 65th day of the year (66th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 300 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Chrodegang Colette Fridolin Kyneburga, Kyneswide and Tibba Marcian of Tortona William W. Mayo and Charles Frederick Menninger (Episcopal Church (USA)) Olegarius March 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Dudeist Day […]

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Likely result of fiduciary rule: You’re on your own, grandma

on March 6, 2017, 5:59 AM / in National News

By Kathy Hoekstra  /  Watchdog.org With one eye on Washington and the other on their client list, the nation’s financial industry is already ramping up for the “fiduciary rule,” which dramatically overhauls the regulatory regime for retirement-investment advice. Intended to protect investors from predatory financial advisers, industry insiders warn the rule will leave many people to fend for themselves in an automated, […]

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