Four Republican Senators Send Obscene Books Bill To Summer Study

After Passing The Senate Education Committee Last Week, A Bill That Aims To Prohibit Educational Institutions From Making Materials That Are Considered “Obscene” Or “Harmful To Minors” Available To Students Was Stymied In The Senate Judiciary Committee When A Vote To Send The Bill To Summer Study Passed 6 To 3.

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Legislation Authorizing Local Law Enforcement To Enforce Federal Immigration Laws In TN Fails In Senate Committee

Legislation That Would Have Given Local Law Enforcement The Authority To Enforce Federal Law And Arrest Anyone Transporting, Harboring Or Facilitating The Transport Of Illegal Aliens Into Tennessee Was Scheduled To Be Heard By Both House And Senate Committees Yesterday. The Senate Version Of The Bill Failed In The Senate Judiciary Committee And The House Version Was Taken Off Notice In The Criminal Justice Committee Later.

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Caption Bill Amended To Ban Delta-8 THC Products In TN

A Bill Introduced In The Tennessee Legislature Has Been Amended To Make Any Hemp Product Containing More That 0.3% THC Illegal.

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Some Senate Republicans Do Not Support Legislation To Ban Abortions In Tennessee (Update 4.1.22)

A bill that would ban abortions in the state of Tennessee is on the calendar for the full House Health Committee on March 30th, with the Senate version scheduled to be heard by the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 29th.

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3 Pro-Life Bills To Be Heard By TN Legislature Committees This Week

Committees In The Tennessee Legislature Will Hear Three Pro-Life Bills This Week, Beginning Tuesday, March 29th. If You Support The Passage Of Any Or All Of These Bills, Contact The Associated Committee Members And Your Legislators Prior To Their Meetings. Contact Info In Article.

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Bill to Ban Abortions Passes Through To House Health Committee

A Bill That Would Ban Abortions In The State Of Tennessee Has Passed The House Health Subcommittee And Is Now On The Calendar For The Full Health Committee. The Bill Is Modeled After Legislation Passed In Texas, Which Resulted In A 60% Decrease Of Abortions Performed In The State.

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Tennessee Senator Takes Issue With Taxpayer Funded Lobbying During Committee Meeting

Senator Kerry Roberts Had Stern Words For Two Representatives Of A State Agency Last Week. During A Meeting Of The Senate Judiciary Committee, Jim Layman From Department Of Children’s Services (DCS) And Doug Diamond, General Counsel For DCS Provided Testimony Against Senate Bill 2098.

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TN Rep Griffey Files Legislation To Protect Unborn Children From Drug Exposure

Unless You Are A Law Enforcement Officer, A Prosecutor, A Healthcare Worker Or Work For DCS Or A Child Advocacy Center Such As Carl Perkins, You May Not Be Aware That There Is A Loophole In Tennessee’s Law Resulting In The Failure To Protect Unborn Children From Drug Exposure In Utero.

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TN Group Wants Property Seizure Reform After Indictment Of Knox County Sheriff’s Supervisor

The Tennessee Chapter Of Americans For Prosperity Is Pushing To Reform The State’s Forfeiture Law After A Former Knox County Sheriff’s Office Supervisor Was Accused In A Federal Indictment Of Taking Seized Drug Assets And Using Them For Personal Use.

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