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  • Healthy Twins Survive Chemical Abortion After Planned Parenthood Failed to Disclose Second Child...

    10/19/2019 11:08:30 AM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Pregnancy Help News ^ | October 18, 2019 | Katie Franklin
    FULL TITLE: Healthy Twins Survive Chemical Abortion After Planned Parenthood Failed to Disclose Second Child In Utero Recently, a Tennessee woman gave birth to healthy twin babies who miraculously survived a chemical abortion attempt at a Knoxville, TN, Planned Parenthood. The incredible story of these miracle babies, as told by one pro-life physician, underscores just how sorely the abortion giant fails to meet the needs of women, both from a medical standpoint and a human one. Displaying obvious ineptitude from the start, the nation’s largest abortion business only informed the woman she was pregnant with twins after the chemical abortion...
  • Study finds Tennessee abortion waiting period reduced abortions by 6%

    10/18/2019 12:48:02 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    FOX17 ^ | October 18, 2019 | Adrian Mojica
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A new study from researchers at Texas A&M University finds Tennessee's abortion waiting period law has reduced the number of abortions by 6%. Passed in 2015 under then Governor Bill Haslam, the law sets a 48 hour waiting period before undergoing the procedure. The law has been challenged in federal court by abortion clinics which argue it provides no benefits and causes a burden to women. Focusing on the Tennessee law, the new study found while abortions overall decreased, the waiting period caused a 38% increase in the number of second-trimester abortions. The study also found the waiting period...
  • San Francisco Expands Travel Ban to Pro-Life States

    10/17/2019 6:55:36 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 43 replies
    freebeacon ^ | OCTOBER 16, 2019 | Graham Piro
    San Francisco expanded its city-funded travel and contracting bans to 22 states with pro-life laws. The 22 states include Texas, Massachusetts, and Florida. The move marks the expansion of an ordinance enacted in August that prohibited city-funded travel "to states that have enacted laws that prohibit abortion prior to the viability of the fetus" and contracting with companies headquartered in those states. The ban initially covered eight states, according to Courthouse News, but that list has now expanded to cover nearly half the country. City supervisor Vallie Brown denounced pro-life reforms, such as late term abortion limits, as "an assault...
  • Congress set for showdown with Trump over Kurds

    10/10/2019 2:04:53 AM PDT · by robowombat · 196 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/09/19 06:11 PM EDT | JORDAIN CARNEY AND REBECCA KHEEL
    President Trump is barreling toward a showdown with Congress over his decision to pull back U.S. troops in northern Syria despite widespread opposition. The announcement, which caught leadership and traditional GOP allies flatfooted, sparked a wave of condemnation, with Republicans calling it a “disaster in the making,” a “catastrophic mistake” and a “terrible decision.” Lawmakers are already weighing how to respond to Trump’s decision, setting the stage for a high-profile clash with Trump as soon as Congress returns from a two-week break on Monday. “Congress must and will act to limit the catastrophic impact of this decision,” said Rep. Liz...
  • Arrested man tells officers he's Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, Nashville police say

    10/07/2019 10:17:31 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 19 replies ^ | 4:42 PM on Oct 3, 2019 | By Tom Steele
    It turns out he wasn't, though. When police were called to a Nashville gas station this week to arrest a trespasser, they found themselves face to face with a man who said he owned the Dallas Mavericks.
  • HOUSE REPUBLICAN: Tariffs are 'only way' to change US-China relationship

    TWEET SHARE MORE 10/1/2019 Rep. Tim Burchett (R-Tenn.) defended President Trump’s ongoing trade war with China, arguing that such a hardline approach is the only way to fundamentally change diplomatic relations with Beijing. “The president is correct — it’s the only way,” Burchett, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, told Hill.TV during an interview that aired on Tuesday, referring to Trump’s tariffs on Chinese goods. “This diplomacy they’ve been doing in the past is basically us giving them our checkbook and Congress is basically gutless when it comes to China,” he added. “We need to stand up them...
  • Eric Boyd given two life sentences plus 90 years for role in Christian-Newsom slayings

    09/21/2019 6:29:48 PM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 46 replies
    WATE ^ | Sep 18, 2019 / 11:21 AM EDT / Updated: Sep 18, 2019 / 06:38 PM EDT | WATE 6 staff
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – A convicted murderer in the Christian-Newsom slayings was given two life sentences plus 90 years on Wednesday after previously being sentenced to life with the possibility of parole for all 18 murder convictions related to their deaths. Eric Boyd was given two life sentences and 90 years in prison for aggravated rape, kidnapping and robbery in the murders of Channon Christian and Chris Newsom. Last month, Boyd was found guilty on 36 charges following the deaths of Channon Christian and Chris Newsom. During his trial, Boyd received life sentences with the possibility of parole on all...
  • Collier Manufacturing holds grand opening (Jobs in Tennessee)

    09/21/2019 4:01:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    The Manchester Times ^ | September 18, 2019 | Elena Cawley
    Collier Manufacturing held a grand opening ceremony on Friday, Sept. 6 to celebrate the expansion of the facility in Manchester. Located in Coffee County Interstate Industrial Park, 188 Volunteer Ct., Collier Manufacturing recently completed the construction of a new warehouse. The company manufactures, bottles and distributes 30 seconds outdoor cleaner. “Collier Manufacturing has been in business since 1977,” said Jessica Merly, office manager. “We started in Oregon. We have been in this facility since 2015. Our first bottles shipped out in 2016, and since that time, we have added extra square footage on both sides of the building and extra...
  • Converting our citizens against the non-believers

    03/10/2011 7:23:43 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 1 replies
    The Hill's Congress Blog ^ | 10 Mar 2011 | Melvin Bledsoe
    “The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community’s Response” Committee on Homeland Security - US House of Representatives March 10, 2011 Thank you very much for allowing me to come here and tell the country what happened to my son. This hearing today is extremely important to begin the discussion about the issue of Islamic radicalization in America and my hope is that this Committee can somehow address this issue in a meaningful, productive way. First, I would like to express my deepest sympathy to the family of Private William Long, and to the wounded soldier,...
  • Tennessee man arrested, charged with murder of 4-month-old son, mother

    09/16/2019 8:41:48 AM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    FOX2NOW ^ | SEPT. 15, 2019 | Tribune Media
    SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Shelby County Sheriff's Office charged a man with the murder of a woman and her 4-month-old baby, found stabbed in a house that was then set on fire. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office said 25-year-old Enoch Zarceno, who is the baby's father, has been arrested and charged with numerous felonies, including two counts of first-degree murder and aggravated arson. Family members said they believe he was angry about the possibility of having to pay child support. Just two weeks ago, Cook posted to a private Facebook group for single moms, asking for advice. She said...
  • Fuel Total Systems begins hiring as production launch draws near (150 jobs in Tennessee)

    09/11/2019 7:42:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    The Columbia Daily Herald ^ | September 9, 2019 | Mike Christen
    As construction continues at Fuel Total Systems’ new $60.9 million manufacturing plant in Mt. Pleasant, the maker of fuel tanks for the automotive industry says it plans to begin production at the facility this December and is now looking for local employees. The more than 100,000 square foot new site located at Cherry Glen Industrial Park in Mt. Pleasant will serve as a base of operations for the Japanese auto components maker, supplying a new Toyota/Mazda plant in Huntsville, Alabama which is planned to begin production in 2021. FTS was the first Tennessee-based supplier for the new Alabama plant, about...
  • How the New-Mom Mindset Shift Pushed Her to a 2:42 Marathon—And a Spot at Trials

    09/06/2019 8:57:51 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 14 replies
    Runner's World ^ | September 05, 2019 | Hailey Middlebrook
    When Gina Rouse graduated as a nurse from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga in 2003, she intended to keep training like she did as a college runner. “I got the night shift in my first job as a nurse,” Rouse, who now lives in Knoxville, Tennessee, told Runner’s World. “I was working from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., and still trying to run twice a day before and after the shift. I definitely cut corners on sleep.” Rouse soon realized that her new schedule made it impossible to keep training the way she did in college. So throughout most of her...
  • Asking Hard Questions (Islam establishes a beachhead in Nashville)

    08/29/2019 11:37:00 PM PDT · by OddLane · 14 replies
    Political Islam ^ | August 27, 2019 | Bill Warner
    Muslim political candidates do not get asked tough questions. This is a wrong headed attitude. Why do we act nice when it is time to be an adult? It is time to ask Muslims about the Islam they practice and how that will affect their service, if elected.
  • Chinese restaurant workers busted washing pots, grill in local lake

    08/28/2019 9:08:12 AM PDT · by DFG · 31 replies
    NY Post ^ | 08/28/2019 | Christopher Cameron
    They made chop suey of the health regulations. Just hours after being busted for washing down kitchen equipment in a local lake, a Chinese restaurant was open for business. Employees of No. 1 Chinese Restaurant in suburban Nashville, Tenn., were caught washing everything from pots and rags to grill tops at a boat dock at nearby Old Hickory Lake — a popular recreation spot — NewsChannel5 reported. A series of videos showing the restaurant’s organic approach to food safety was shared first on Facebook and then with the health department, which quickly sent an inspector to the scene Tuesday.
  • Man arrested for terrorism after sending threatening email to ABC Nashville affiliate

    08/25/2019 8:33:46 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 15 replies
    ABC ^ | Aug 23, 2019 | morgan winsor
    Anti Trump: A man has been arrested after allegedly sending a rambling email to one of ABC News' affiliate stations in Tennessee, threatening to go to the "state capital to blow someone's brains out." ABC Nashville affiliate WKRN-TV received a threatening email on Wednesday, authorities said, allegedly from Nathan Semans, who also expressed his displeasure toward President Donald Trump. “Look if you don’t run story I’m going to state capital to blow someone’s brain out," the email read. "I don’t look good at the moment cause the tyranny of what trump did, the nature of this call is secret. You...
  • Doctors, abortion rights advocates protest TN abortion bill, calling it unconstitutional

    08/24/2019 11:33:19 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    WATE.COM ^ | AUG 23, 2019 | Gabriella Pagán
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Abortion: It’s a hot-button issue that is brought up year after year in our state. Back in the spring, state lawmakers debated what was then referred to as the Heartbeat Bill – aiming to make it a felony to perform an abortion once a heartbeat is detected. Lawmakers made several changes to the bill as time has gone on, and now critics say it goes too far. Several Knoxville doctors and abortion rights advocates say the legislation is dangerous and unconstitutional, speaking out in opposition Friday at the Knoxville Center for Reproductive Health. “From what I...
  • Baby Food, Bassinets and Talk of Salvation: Inside an Evangelical Pregnancy Center

    08/24/2019 11:15:05 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    NY TIMES ^ | AUG 24, 2019 | Elizabeth Dias
    NEWPORT, Tenn. — Wendy Ramsey began her day as she often does, in the cool basement of Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church. It was a Thursday, and her first client was coming at noon. She flipped on the fluorescent lights. Racks of infant, toddler and maternity clothes neatly lined the waiting area. Formula and baby food were on the shelf, free for anyone who came. A flier for a local domestic violence shelter was taped to the cinder-block wall, one of its tabs ripped off. A whiteboard in her office listed her prayer requests: for her clients, for their salvation and...
  • VW Bets Future on Electric People’s Car

    08/22/2019 11:52:17 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 97 replies
    WSJ ^ | 22 Aug 2019 | William Boston
    The self-parking ID.3 shows how big-volume car makers are unleashing a new generation of technologically advanced vehicles that will allow them to wrestle back leadership of their industry from upstarts like Tesla Inc. But in order for the industry’s huge bet on electrification to pay off, car makers will have to sell millions of the vehicles to mass-market consumers, not just an elite group of wealthy, environmentally conscious consumers. Ultimately, it expects to build one million electric cars with this technology by 2025 and a total of 15 million before upgrading the vehicle’s core technology. Bumper to bumper, the ID.3...
  • Tennessee abortion waiting period lawsuit headed for trial

    08/22/2019 11:40:21 AM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    newschannel9 ^ | AUG 22, 2019 | KIMBERLEE KRUESI Associated Press
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Opponents to a Tennessee law requiring women to wait 48 hours before getting an abortion argue that such restrictions help perpetuate negative stereotypes about gender. The argument is part of a lengthy lawsuit challenging the legality of the waiting period rule, which Tennessee's GOP-controlled Statehouse passed in 2015. "The act thus violates the Equal Protection Clause by restricting women's ability to make autonomous, voluntary decisions concerning their reproductive lives and their medical care, while no such restrictions are imposed on medical decision-making by men," attorneys wrote on behalf of Planned Parenthood and other women's health clinics in...
  • Economist reacts to high numbers of New Yorkers fleeing to Florida because of high state taxes

    08/20/2019 7:22:39 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 62 replies
    Fox News ^ | 20 Aug 2019 | Frank Miles
    Heritage Foundation chief economist Steve Moore reacted to the high numbers of New Yorkers who are fleeing to Florida because of high state taxes. “This is the big demographic story of our country that may be the biggest economic story,” Moore said on "The Daily Briefing." He said there are “four states of the apocalypse” – New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Illinois – which have the most residents fleeing over high taxes and huge budget problems. They are leaving for Florida, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and North Carolina. “You can buy a house just with the money you save on...