TennCon’s BIG 7 Weekend Digest!… August 13, 2021

1) Sexton Asks Lee For Special Session To Address School’s COVID Response
2) Lee’s Executive Order Opens Door For Construction Of Temporary Quarantine/Isolation Facilities In TN
3) State Expects Chattanooga Illegal Alien Shelter’s License To Be Suspended Into Fall
4) Legislators Seek Answers Regarding Billions In No-Bid Contracts
5) Concert Promoter Discriminates Against COVID-19 Survivors With Natural Immunity
6) Maryville Event Venue Closes Its Doors To Freedom Matters Tour
7) Hamilton County Curriculum Review Reveals Widespread CRT Ideologies

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Tennessee Stands Launches The ‘Freedom Matters’ Tour

Tennessee Stands Is Launching The Freedom Matters Tour To Promote Constitutional Values And To Encourage Tennesseans To STAND UP For Their Personal Liberties.

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Wokeness Threatens Public Education In Blount County

Despite A State Law Condemning Such Indoctrination, Wokeness Threatens Public Education In Blount County. Citizens, Wake Up! Deep In Conservative East Tennessee, In A County That Voted For President Trump By A Margin Of 71%-27%, And Following Passage Of A State Law (SB 623) Forbidding Public Schools To Instruct Students On Topics Related To “Critical Race Theory,” The Local School District (Maryville City Schools) Announced Recently That “Principals And Assistant Principals This Year Will Study The Book “Beyond Conversations About Race,” About How To Move Forward On Equity And Access Issues.”

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Legislation Requiring Watermarks On Absentee Ballots Heads To Lee’s Desk

The Tennessee Legislature Nearly Unanimously Approved A Bill That Requires The Addition Of A Watermark On All Absentee Ballots.

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Diversity Study Finds 70% Support for Keeping Rebels Mascot in Maryville

Maryville City Schools Sent Out A Diversity Study To Parents And Families Of The School District To See If They Supported A Petition To Change The Rebels Mascot. Results Found Significant Support For Keeping The Mascot And Name.

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Petition To Remove Lt. General Stewart’s Statue From Chattanooga Courthouse Gains Steam

A petition to remove the historic statue of Confederate Lieutenant General Alexander P. Stewart in front of the courthouse in downtown Chattanooga has gained more than a thousand signatures.

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