Tennessee

Colbert Takes Up For McConnell Challenger Bevin Attending Cockfighting Rally
Stephen Colbert took up for Mitch McConnell primary challenger, Matt Bevin and his list of excuses for being confused about attending a cockfighting rally and whether he actually supports cockfighting or not.
Colbert Takes Up For McConnell Challenger Bevin Attending Cockfighting Rally
Stephen Colbert took up for Mitch McConnell primary challenger, Matt Bevin and his list of excuses for being confused about attending a cockfighting rally and whether he actually supports cockfighting or not. Read more...
Colbert: TN Wants To Take Their System Of Justice Back To The Middle Ages... To Match Their Science Classes
Stephen Colbert took the state of Tennessee to task for their plans to keep the details of their executions secret following their troubles obtaining the properly approved drugs for use in lethal injections.
Colbert: TN Wants To Take Their System Of Justice Back To The Middle Ages - To Match Their Science Classes
Stephen Colbert took the state of Tennessee to task for their plans to keep the details of their executions secret following their troubles obtaining the properly approved drugs for use in lethal injections. Read more...
New Law Allows Tennessee To Plan Record Number Of Executions In Secret
The state of Tennessee has asked to execute a record number of death row inmates -- and a new law means that the state can plan it all in secret. Read more...

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GOP Lawmaker Speaking To Tennessee Neo-Confederate Secessionist Group This Weekend
At least one Republican lawmaker from Tennessee is prepared to speak to a neo-Confederate secessionist group over the weekend. Read more...
MSNBC's Thomas Roberts Grills Blackburn: 'Do You Hate Obamacare More Than You Love Your Country?'
Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) accused MSNBC host Thomas Roberts of making "inappropriate" comments on Tuesday after he asked if she hated President Barack Obama's health care reform law "more than you love your country." Read more...
Tennessee Church Bans Family After Daughter Wins Same Sex Benefits From Town
After 60 years of attending a Tennessee church, a family in Collegedale has been exiled because they supported their daughter while she fought for same sex benefits from the town where she worked as a police detective. Read more...
Pastor: 'In God We Trust' Signs On Tennessee Courthouse Are Part Of 'Majority Rule'
A Tennessee courthouse this week unveiled the first of four "In God We Trust" signs, and one local pastor isn't worried about what atheists think because Christians "have a right to the democratic process and majority rule." Read more...
Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) on Sunday said that Washington should stay out of the business of ensuring equal pay because "what women want" is just to be "recognized." Read more...