Friday, January 24, 2020

Anti-abortion legislation
Gov. Bill Lee says he will submit comprehensive pro-life legislation to the Tennessee General Assembly this year, including the prohibition of an abortion where a fetal heartbeat exists. The legislation would make Tennessee one of the most pro-life states in the country. Lee says the legislation would build on successful legislation in other states while adding innovative approaches to enhance existing law, including provisions such as: Requiring a mother to undergo an ultrasound prior to an abortion and Prohibiting an abortion where the physician is aware that the decision to seek an abortion is motivated by the race, sex, or health or disability of the unborn child. To protect against legal challenges, the governor says the new law would also include a “ladder” provision, of sequential abortion prohibitions at two-week gestational age intervals, along with severability clauses for each step of the "ladder".


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Saturday, February 22, 2020

  • Human Services new program
  • Atkins charged
  • Medic needs blood
  • Lowe's theft
  • DFA to acquire Dean Food
  • Commodity distribution

    Friday, February 21, 2020

  • Super Fun Zone coming to Gatlinburg
  • Medic needs blood
  • Nicky Sutton electrocuted
  • ERA controversy
  • Tennessee has an "effective government"
  • TWRA promotes Hammonds
  • Ginseng bust
  • Holt indicted

    Thursday, February 20, 2020

  • Douglas Cherokee commodity distribution
  • Cocke County wheel tax debate
  • Mullins arrangements
  • Sutton execution is still planned

    Wednesday, February 19, 2020

  • Fontes on Mullins
  • Cocke County CLB
  • Catherine Drive fire

    Tuesday, February 18, 2020

  • Mullins killed in officer related shooting in Greeneville
  • Birchfield injured in ATV crash
  • Blackburn and healthcare
  • Higher education means higher income
  • O'Dell is charged