Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 6, 2018) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a bill making changes to the state’s laws on drone surveillance. The new law tightens up some aspects of the current law, but relaxes provisions relating to data retention. Sen. Jack Johnson (R-Brentwood) sponsored Senate Bill 1993 (SB1993). The legislation revises the Freedom from…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 25, 2018) – Last Thursday, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill into law that modestly reforms the state’s asset forfeiture laws, but leaves a loophole in place allowing police to circumvent stricter state laws by passing cases off to the feds. Rep. Mike Carter (R-Ooltewah) introduced House Bill 2021 (HB2021) in January.…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 9, 2018) – Last week, the Tennessee Senate passed a bill that modestly reforms the state’s asset forfeiture laws, but leaves a loophole in place allowing police to circumvent stricter state laws by passing cases off to the feds. Rep. Mike Carter (R-Ooltewah) introduced House Bill 2021 (HB2021) in January. The legislation requires…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 6, 2018) – Bills introduced in the Tennessee House and Senate would remove hemp and hemp products from the state’s list of controlled substances. Passage of this legislation would open the door for an expanding commercial hemp market in the state, setting the foundation to nullify federal prohibition in practice. Sen. Steve Southerland (R-Morristown) introduced…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 2, 2018) – Bills filed in the Tennessee House and Senate would exempt gold and silver bullion and coins from sales tax, encouraging their use and taking the first step toward breaking the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money. Rep. Ron Grant (R-Rossville) introduced House Bill 1915 (HB1915) and Sen. Dolores Gresham (R-Somerville) introduced…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Tennessee Senate would legalize medical marijuana for qualifying patients in the state, setting the foundation to nullify unconstitutional federal cannabis prohibition in practice. Introduced by Sen. Steven Dickerson (R-Nashville), Senate Bill 1710 (SB1710) would allow individuals to possess medical marijuana if they suffer from…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 12, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Tennessee House would prohibit state cooperation with enforcement of federal and international gun control, giving effect to legislation signed into law over the last two years. If passed, the law would help end any such gun control within the state in practice and effect. Rep. Terri…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 5, 2017) – Last week, a new Tennessee law went into effect decriminalizing the manufacture and possession of firearm suppressors in the state. The new law not only removes a layer of state regulation, it will help foster an environment hostile to federal gun control in Tennessee. Sen. Steve Southerland (R-Morristown) sponsored Senate…

On June 23, I appeared on a Chattanooga, Tenn., radio show hosted by David Tullis to discuss how state and local action can move power away from Washington D.C. and ultimately lead to greater liberty. We opened the discussion talking about the Tennessee legislature’s failure to follow through and start the process of creating a…

By Nick Poppy

June 17, 2017

Photo:  Georgia Tann orchestrated the seizure of thousands of kids — all under the pretense of doing good.  Special Collections Dept/The Uni

Babies were snatched off the streets by strangers in passing cars. Or taken from day-care centers or church basements where they played. Or stolen from hospitals, right after birth, passed from doctor to nurse to a uniformed “social worker” — before vanishing in an instant.

read more at
http://nypost.com/2017/06/17/this-woman-stole-children-from-the-poor-to-give-to-the-rich/

summary via R3publican

NASHVILLE. Tenn. (Jun. 5, 2017) – Last spring, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a resolution in support of creating a state gold bullion depository. Both houses of the legislature passed the measure unanimously. So, what’s happened since? Nothing. Rep. Bud Hulsey (R-Kingsport) sponsored House Joint Resolution 516 (HJR516) during the 2016 legislative session. It declares…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 10, 2017) – Yesterday, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill into law decriminalizing the manufacture and possession of firearm suppressors in the state. The new law not only removes a layer of state regulation, it will help foster an environment hostile to federal gun control in Tennessee. Sen. Steve Southerland (R-Morristown) introduced…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 7, 2017) – A Republican-dominated Tennessee House subcommittee killed a bill that would have legalized the open carry of firearms without a permit by law-abiding citizens last week. House Bill 40 (HB40) was introduced by Rep. Micah Van Huss (R-Jonesborough), along with 15 co-sponsors. The legislation would have expanded gun rights for…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 5, 2017) – On Monday, the Tennessee Senate passed a bill that would decriminalize the manufacture and possession of firearm silencers in the state. Final passage of the bill would help foster an environment hostile to federal gun control. Sen. Steve Southerland (R-Morristown) introduced Senate Bill 921 (SB921) earlier this year. Titled the “Tennessee…