Does YOUR TN State Senator Protect Your Constitutional Rights??? TennCon BIG 7 Weekend Digest

1) Growing Numbers of Concerned TN Senators & GOP Leaders Call For Special Session as McNally Stonewalls
2) Lee Authorized Afghan Refugee Resettlement Across Tennessee
3) More Than Half Of U.S. States Vow To Fight Biden’s Vaccine Mandate Including Tennessee
4) Federal Appeals Court Blocks TN Ban On Abortions For Down Syndrome
5) AG Slatery Joins Efforts Opposing Federal Control Of State Elections
6) TN Banks Lack Trust In IRS With Customer’s Personal Financial Data
7) UTC Student Suspended For Not Complying With Mask Mandate

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AG Slatery Joins Efforts Opposing Federal Control Of State Elections

In A Letter To Congressional Leaders, TN Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III & 22 Other Attorneys General Warn That Legislation Under Consideration In Congress Would Allow The U.S. Dept. Of Justice To Federalize The Election System By Usurping The Authority States Rightly Possess Over The Administration Of Their Elections.

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TennCon’s BIG 7 Weekend Digest!… August 27, 2021

1) Nearly 8,700 Criminals Arrested At Southern Border In Past 10 Months, Including Repeat Sex Offenders
2) TN GOP Critical Of Lee’s Handling Of Covid By Executive Order
3) Report Finds Only 53% Of State Funding For Education Used In Classroom
4) Parent Wins Victory For Rutherford County Middle School Students
5) Tennessee Music Venues Disagree On COVID Policies
6) Voting Legislation Heads To U.S. Senate, Would Expand Fed Control Over Election Rules
7) Death Toll From Tennessee Flood Rises As Biden Approves Disaster Relief

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Voting Legislation Heads To U.S. Senate, Would Expand Fed Control Over Election Rules

A New Bill To Significantly Expand Federal Power Over State Elections Is Headed To The U.S. Senate, The Latest In A Traffic Jam Of Controversial Legislation To Be Decided On By Congress.

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Biden Agenda May Hurt Democrats In 2022

President Joe Biden’s Roughly $4 Trillion In Federal Spending Plans Could Cause Trouble For Democrats In The 2022 Midterm Elections, New Polling Suggests, Even Though Earlier Polls Indicate A Slight Majority Of Americans Support The Increased Spending.

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Outside Donations Outlawed In Tennessee Elections

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Recently Signed Into Law A Bill That Ends Allowing Donations To Be Accepted For Use In Elections.

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For The People Act Is A Brazen Assault On State Authority And Free Speech

H.R. 1 would implode the rights of states in administering their own elections. This is in response, of course, to the hundreds of election-related lawsuits filed in the wake of ballot irregularities and various kinds of legislation making their way through state capitols to push back against some uncertainty about the November 2020 elections. But there is also an aspect of H.R. 1 that has not been much discussed, and that’s the silencing of speech. Even the American Civil Liberties Union, itself a long-established organization that is normally aligned with the authors of H.R. 1, has said that language contained the bill assaults the First Amendment.

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