Conservative activists who’ve been voluntarily reviewing Tennessee textbooks say many have an underhanded, liberal slant. Several signed up to speak at a legislative hearing Tuesday where they said their biggest beef with new history books may be crimes of omission.Read more ›
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Members of the panel that approves textbooks to be used in Tennessee schools say there’s no way to eliminate bias from the materials. Lawmakers are probing past decisions by the state textbook commission after activists raised concerns about religious bias.Read more ›
The Tennessee Senate added its voice to the state House in condemning the United Nations’ ‘Agenda 21’ on Tuesday. The program is an environmental initiative meant to encourage sustainable development. A majority of Tennessee lawmakers now describe it as destructive.Read more ›
Democrats in the state legislature put the brakes, at least temporarily, on two high-profile political measures Thursday. Both measures are Republican touchstones.Read more ›
Members of the loosely organized “Tea Party” are expected to gather at the state capital Wednesday. They want Tennessee lawmakers to oppose the federal health care legislation signed by President Obama this week.Read more ›
Lawmakers asked for more information Tuesday, as they debated a measure that would split child custody fifty-fifty for parents in a divorce. The bill’s sponsor says he’s dubious of what the statistics will show.Read more ›
A proposed Tennessee law would give the child of a divorced couple equal time with each parent. It’s attracted moms and dads on both sides to attend a state House subcommittee meeting Tuesday.Read more ›