Bill That Would Ban Pride Flags In Tennessee Public School Classrooms Passes In House Committee

Following A “Contentious” Hearing In The House K-12 Education Subcommittee Earlier This Month, A Bill To Ban Pride Flags In Public School Classrooms Was Passed In The Full House Education Administration Committee This Week.

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Bill Introduced By Tennessee Republicans Would Enable Law Enforcement Agencies To Assign SRO’s To Schools That Fail To Request One (Update 2.13.24)

A Set Of Companion Bills Were Filed In The First Week Of January That Would Change The Current Law, Enabling Law Enforcement Agencies To Assign Resource Officers To Schools Who Had Not Previously Requested One. The Legislation Also Includes Language That Authorizes The Appointed SRO To Carry A Weapon On School Grounds Without The Express Written Authorization Of The Director Of Schools And The Principal Of The School Assigned.

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Bill Filed To Legalize Hunting “Baited Areas” On Private Property In Tennessee

With January Right Around The Corner Tennessee Lawmakers Are Preparing For The 2024 Legislative Session, Including Rep. Bryan Richey Who Has Already Filed A Bill To Allow Individuals To Hunt Over Bait On Private Land.

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Gov. Lee Responds To Call To Cancel Special Session On Gun Legislation

Last Week Rep. Bryan Richey Wrote A Letter Addressed To Gov. Bill Lee, Calling On Him To Cancel The Special Session On Gun Control Legislation. Even Though Lee’s Stance Is Clearly In Opposition To His Own Political Party, He Still Seems Quite Confident That By The Time August Rolls Around Republican Legislators Will Side With Him Or At The Very Least Compromise.

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Conservative Lawmakers Urge Governor Lee To Abandon Plans For Special Session To Enact Unconstitutional ‘Red Flag’ Laws

Tennessee State Rep. Bryan Richey Has Penned An Open Letter To Governor Lee Asking Him To Not Call Legislators Back To Nashville On August 21st To Enact An Unconstitutional ‘Red Flag’ Law. Reps Todd Warner And Ed Butler Along With Senator Janice Bowling Have Already Signed The Letter. More Conservative-Leaning Republicans Are Expected To Sign On In Time.

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TN Senate Rejects Conservative Lawmaker’s School Safety Bill Due To His Call For McNally’s Resignation

Last Week A Bill That Would Have Enhanced The Safety For Kids In Tennessee Schools Passed On The House Floor With Sweeping Bi-Partisan Support. However, According To The Bill Sponsor, Who Called For The Resignation Of Lt. Gov. Randy McNally Back In March, The Senate Refused To Run The Bill As Retribution.

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Lt. Gov. Randy McNally Captures Vote Of Confidence By Secret Ballot Amid Instagram Scandal

Barely Two Weeks After Revelations That He Posted Comments Next To Risque Photos On Young Gay Men’s Instagram Sites, Lt. Gov. Randy McNally Won A Vote Of Confidence From The Majority Of His Republican Peers In The Tennessee Senate.

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