Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Tennessee Senate 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. Sen. Mae…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 1, 2016) –  Today, a Tennessee law that will help facilitate healthcare freedom in the Volunteer State went into effect. Sen. Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield) introduced Senate Bill 2443 (SB2443) on Jan. 21. Known as the “Health Care Empowerment Act,” the legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements)…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 1, 2016) – Today, a new Tennessee law setting the foundation to stop enforcement of gun control imposed by international law or treaty goes into effect. House Bill 2389 (HB2389) was introduced by Rep. John Windle (D-Livingston) in January.  It prohibits law enforcement officers from enforcing provisions of international law and treaties that…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 4, 2016) – Last week, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill into law that will help expand the hemp industry in Tennessee.The measure opens the door to in-state processing of hemp products, paving the way for faster development of the state’s hemp market, and further nullifying federal prohibition in effect. Rep. Jeremy…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 29, 2016) – On Wednesday, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill into law that will help facilitate healthcare freedom in the Volunteer State. Sen. Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield) introduced Senate Bill 2443 (SB2443) on Jan. 21. Known as the “Health Care Empowerment Act,” the legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 28, 2016) – Yesterday, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a resolution setting the stage for creation of state bullion depository, an important first step toward establishing gold and silver as money in the state. Rep. Bud Hulsey (R-Kingsport) introduced House Joint Resolution 516 (HJR516) in January. The resolution declares support for creation of a gold bullion…