Tennessee General Assembly Tackles Health Care Reform

In response to the overwhelming backlash of Tennesseans against pending federal health care legislation in Congress, members of the Tennessee General Assembly have introduced two bills in an attempt to challenge the federal legislation head on. These bills are designed to nullify potential federal health care legislation as well as expand the health care choices…

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The Alcohol Freedom Act: An Introduction

Respect for the right to bear arms and the practice of firearms ownership are cherished traditions in Tennessee that have been passed down from generation to generation. The manufacture of alcoholic beverages is another Tennessee tradition that has endured through the generations. In fact, the oldest registered distillery in the United States is the Jack…

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Already Rep. Lynn Faces Attacks for Nullification Statements

Already the fear-mongering and unfounded claims of slavery support have been thrown at Rep. Susan Lynn for her recent statements regarding nullification. Read the following post for all the details, but here is a taste: Rep. Mike Turner, chairman of the House Democrats’ political caucus, said Tuesday Lynn’s comments harkened back to Civil War-era arguments.…

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Good News on the Nullification Front

There is new nullification news here in my home state of Tennessee, and it is really good news. Recently, State Representative Susan Lynn spoke on the matter during Mike Church’s radio show (transcript here). While there she let it be known that the Tenth Amendment is alive and well in the volunteer state. When asked…

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TN Panel Approves Letter to States

On June 23, 2009, Tennessee House Joint Resolution 108, the State Sovereignty Resolution, was signed by Governor Phil Bredesen. The Resolution created a committee which has as its charge to: Communicate the resolution to the legislatures of the several states, Assure them that this State continues in the same esteem of their friendship, Call for…

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Sovereignty Committee Appointed in TN

As mandated by HJR108 – Tennessee’s Sovereignty Resolution which passed overwhemingly in both Houses and was signed by Gov. Bredesen this year, a 3-member committe has been appointed to study ways to reassert sovereignty for the state. From the Leaf-Chronicle: Rep. Johnson, along with three other state representatives, will serve by appointment of House Speaker…

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