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Tennessee Plans to Withhold Millions of Dollars in State Funding from Schools That Teach Critical Race Theory

The state of Tennessee has plans to withhold millions of dollars in state funding from schools that violate a recently passed law that regulates the teaching of critical race theory, a body of legal and academic scholarship that aims to examine how racism and disparate racial outcomes have shaped public policy via often implicit social…


Tennessee Sends $500K to Farmers to Vaccinate Cows But Won’t Incentivize Covid Vaccines Among Humans

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee (R) has authorized sending more than $500,000 to farmers to vaccinate their cattle “against respiratory diseases and other maladies over the past two years” according to an Associated Press report, but is “far less enthusiastic about incentivizing herd immunity among humans.” Tennesee has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the…


Tennessee Lawmakers Propose Bill That Would Grant Fathers Veto Power Over Abortion Without Pregnant Woman’s Consent

Senator Mark Pody and Representative Jerry Sexton (R-Tenn.) have proposed a measure that would grant fathers veto power over abortion without a pregnant woman’s consent. The bill, SB494/HB1079, is the latest push to restrict abortion in the state of Tennessee. The measure, if passed, “permits a person to petition a court for an injunction to…

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