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26 04, 2014

Jill Sizemore: No place for hostility in abortion debate

2017-03-28T06:53:47+00:00 April 26th, 2014|Categories: General News, Media Highlights|

By Rev. Jill Sizemore Here we are, 41 years after the controversial Roe v. Wade decision. Even if I never read a newspaper, turned on the evening news or read any [...]

31 01, 2014

My Thoughts: Abortion is never a preferred ‘choice’

2017-03-28T06:53:47+00:00 January 31st, 2014|Categories: General News, Media Highlights|

By Rev. Cheryl Cornish There are times in everyone’s life when an issue gets personal. I was a newly ordained pastor, serving a rural church. The phone call sounded urgent. [...]

18 01, 2014

Ballot initiative would deprive women of reproductive health care

2017-03-28T06:53:47+00:00 January 18th, 2014|Categories: General News, Media Highlights|

By Rev. Laura Bogle This week marks 41 years since the Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade that recognized the right to safe and legal abortion. While that ruling [...]

5 04, 2012

Hedy Weinberg: Gov. Bill Haslam should veto ‘Monkey Bill’

2017-03-28T06:53:48+00:00 April 5th, 2012|Categories: General News, Media Highlights|

By Hedy Weinberg Tennessee is dangerously close to enacting a law that would gut science education in public schools. The "Monkey Bill" sailed through the Legislature and is now on [...]

12 12, 2011

Anti-gay Bullying Demands a Response from Our Community

2017-03-28T06:53:48+00:00 December 12th, 2011|Categories: General News, Media Highlights|

By James W. Gilliam This week’s news of another suicide by a young student—brought about after years of anti-gay bullying at his school—reminds me of my own experiences attending schools [...]

27 09, 2011

The Freedom to Surf: Protecting Internet Access in Public Schools

2017-03-28T06:53:49+00:00 September 27th, 2011|Categories: Media Highlights, Publications|

By Lindsay Kee Throughout history, those in power have attempted to control access to information, to maintain — in the words of Thomas Jefferson — "tyranny over the mind of [...]