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EXPLAINER: How gestational age plays a role in abortion laws

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The abortion bans taking effect after the nation's highest court overturned Roe v. Wade vary greatly in how they define when a pregnancy can be ended. Some laws prohibit abortion at the point of the "first detectable heartbe...

 

Tennessee gov: No new details yet why he canceled execution

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is declining to provide any new information surrounding why they had to call off the state's first execution since the pandemic began. However, the Republican said Friday that more information will...

 

'Grooming': The ubiquitous buzzword in LGBTQ school debate

Proponents of restrictions on how U.S. public schools address sexual orientation and gender identity say their ultimate goal is to allow parents more involvement in their children's education and ensure classroom materials are age-appropriate. But...

 

Tennessee lawmakers introduce Texas-styled abortion bill

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Despite already enacting one of the strictest abortion bans in the U.S., Tennessee Republicans on Tuesday began advancing yet another anti-abortion measure strategically written to sidestep federal court challenges. The...

 

Lawmaker apologizes after apparent try to 'pants' referee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A top Tennessee House Republican lawmaker has apologized for losing his temper and being ejected from watching a high school basketball game after a confrontation with a referee. The dustup included what appeared to be...

 

EXPLAINER: The language, reach of new Texas abortion law

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation's highest court has allowed a Texas law banning most abortions to remain in effect, marking a turning point for abortion opponents who have been fighting to implement stronger restrictions for nearly a decade....

 

Closed cold case murder tied to ousted Tennessee governor

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A former Tennessee governor's administration helped fund a contract murder of a key federal witness decades ago while embroiled in the state's largest political scandal, law enforcement officials announced Wednesday. The...

 

Officers give harrowing account of Nashville RV bombing

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police officers on Sunday provided harrowing details of responding to a Christmas morning explosion in downtown Nashville, at times getting choked up reliving the moments that led up to the blast and offering gratitude that...

 

Police: Explosion in Nashville believed to be 'intentional'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An explosion shook the largely deserted streets of downtown Nashville early Christmas morning, shattering windows, damaging buildings and wounding three people. Authorities said they believed the blast was intentional. The...

 

Quarantines, closures: Confusion reigns as schools reopen

Frightening calls from the school nurse. Waiting in vain for word from school officials. Canceled sports practices. Marching bands in quarantine. For countless families across the country, the school year is opening in disarray and confusion, with...

 

House COVID oversight panel demands documents from 4 states

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The head of a congressional coronavirus oversight panel on Wednesday demanded Tennessee's Gov. Bill Lee and three other Republican governors provide documents showing how their states are combating the pandemic. "I am writin...

 

Some GOP officials urge charges for women who get abortions

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of midterm elections as officials in Republican-dominant states push legislation that would punish both doctors and patients, even though such laws are likely unconstitutional. In Ida...

 

Idaho lawmakers declare pornography a public health risk

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A group of Idaho lawmakers on Friday approved a proposal declaring pornography a public health risk. "Pornography has and does have adverse impacts on all members of society. It leads to the abuse men, women and children,...

 

Report: 28 Idaho educators disciplined for misconduct

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Twenty-eight teachers in Idaho were disciplined the past school year for ethical misconduct ranging from inappropriate conduct with a student to substance abuse, according to a state regulator report released Wednesday. The Idah...

 

Interim committee punts on faith-healing recommendation

BOISE, Idaho (AP, Oct. 10, 2016) — A legislative panel will not submit a recommendation to the Idaho Legislature on whether or not the state's law allowing families to cite religious reasons for medical decisions without fear of being charged with...

 

Rarely used adultery charge still a felony in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — When allegations erupted this summer that two Idaho lawmakers were caught in an extramarital affair, many supporters were quick to say their actions were a mistake, not a crime. However, in Idaho, adultery has been considered a... Full story

 

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