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16 new laws to take effect in Tennessee Jan. 1

According to (WATE), there are 16 new laws to take effect in Tennessee on Jan. 1. Some new laws are extremely technical, like Senate Bill 0128, which addresses the electrical safety code governing electrical supply stations and lines. Additionally, some could have a direct impact on day-to-day life. These laws ...

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Confusion accompanies new same-sex marriage laws in Alabama

MONTGOMERY— Gay couples began getting married in Alabama on Monday morning, Feb. 9, despite an 11th-hour attempt from the state’s chief justice — an outspoken opponent of same-sex marriage— to block the weddings. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday morning refused to block the marriages and let a hold on ...

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GOP pushes abortion bill through House on March of Life Day

WASHINGTON  — With thousands of abortion protesters swarming the city in their annual March for Life, Republicans muscled broadened abortion restrictions through the House on Thursday, Jan. 22 after a GOP rebellion forced leaders into an awkward retreat on an earlier version. By a near party-line 242-179, the House voted ...

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