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Southern Christian Coalition Calls on Blackburn, Hagerty to Support Protect Our Kids Act
Faith group cheers House passage of bipartisan gun control legislation. Following bipartisan passage in the U.S. House of Representatives of the "Protect Our Kids Act," a group of Tennessee pastors affiliated with the Southern Christian Coalition called on Senators Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty to support the measure in the U.S. Senate.
Opinion: Overturning “Roe v. Wade” Ends Liberal Democracy In America
Last week, Politico shared a leaked draft of an opinion of Supreme Court Justice Alito on the overturning of “Roe v. Wade”, the federal right of abortion in the United States.
Consumer Group Urges Senate Passage of Trio of Product Safety Measures
Consumer Federation of America says Americans will be safer if these bills become law. The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) today applauded the Senate Commerce Committe's passage of a trio of consumer protection bills and called on the full Senate to act quickly to pass them and protect American consumers.
TN Faith Leaders Applaud Bipartisan Confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court
Southern Christian Coalition notes TN Senators opposed Jackson. As the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court today, faith leaders in Tennessee spoke out in support of the move. While both Tennessee U.S. Senators - Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty - opposed the nomination, Jackson was confirmed on a 53-47 bipartisan vote.
Tufts alum Niki Thran runs for open Vermont Senate seat
Tufts alum and emergency room doctor Niki Thran formally announced her candidacy in the Vermont Senate race on Jan. 16. Thran is entering the race to replace Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) who is retiring after eight terms.