Transgender youth in Tennessee will not be able to access gender-affirming care, federal court rules https://wpln.org/post/transgender-youth-in-tennessee-will-not-be-able-to-access-gender-affirming-care-federal-court-rules/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #publicradio
Moves, grows, works — What does Nashville’s new mayor really mean by this framework for his term? https://wpln.org/post/moves-grows-works-what-does-nashvilles-new-mayor-really-mean-by-this-framework-for-his-term/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #publicradio
With two days until shutdown, border security package eyed by U.S. Senate GOP https://tennesseelookout.com/2023/09/28/with-two-days-until-shutdown-border-security-package-eyed-by-u-s-senate-gop/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #activism #leftist
Tennessee Titans rebound efforts after disappointing loss, set to host Joe Burrow and Bengals: The Tennessee Titans hope to bounce back from an ugly loss as they face the Cincinnati Bengals at home. The Bengals are coming off a win against the Los Angeles Rams. https://shut.net/2023/09/29/news-tennessee-titans-rebound-efforts-after-disappointing-loss-set-to-host-joe-burrow-and-bengals?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #AssociatedPress #Tennessee #Widereceiver #Americanfootball
Tennessee breaks ground on $415M training facility for state law enforcement https://wpln.org/post/tennessee-breaks-ground-on-415m-training-facility-for-state-law-enforcement/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #publicradio
GOP presidential hopefuls tear into each other and absent Trump at second debate https://tennesseelookout.com/2023/09/28/gop-presidential-hopefuls-tear-into-each-other-and-absent-trump-at-second-debate/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #activism #leftist
10 days until Grizzlies basketball! Here’s #10 ‘Hot Hand’ Luke Kennard nailing a franchise-record 10 threes! (3/24/2023) https://www.rawchili.com/3086827/
U.S. Senate panel weighs free speech and deep fakes in AI campaign ads https://tennesseelookout.com/2023/09/28/u-s-senate-panel-weighs-free-speech-and-deep-fakes-in-ai-campaign-ads/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #activism #leftist
Explore more change maps: https://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/Maps/ChangeMaps.aspx
UAW president says Trump visit to non-union Michigan company is a ‘pathetic irony’ https://tennesseelookout.com/2023/09/28/uaw-president-says-trump-visit-to-non-union-michigan-company-is-a-pathetic-irony/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #activism #leftist
A Nashville painter reflects on scenes from the Stones River, an unsung tributary of the Cumberland https://wpln.org/post/a-nashville-painter-reflects-on-scenes-from-the-stones-river-an-unsung-tributary-of-the-cumberland/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #publicradio
Politician, retired Army vet and international lip sync champion: Meet Tennessee House Minority Leader Karen Camper https://wpln.org/post/politician-retired-army-vet-and-international-lip-sync-champion-meet-tennessee-house-minority-leader-karen-camper/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #publicradio
House Speaker Cameron Sexton says Tennessee should do everything it can to be independent from the federal government https://wpln.org/post/house-speaker-cameron-sexton-says-tennessee-should-do-everything-it-can-to-be-independent-from-the-federal-government/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #publicradio
Menendez urged to step down by a growing number of U.S. Senate Democrats https://tennesseelookout.com/2023/09/27/menendez-urged-to-step-down-by-a-growing-number-of-u-s-senate-democrats/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #activism #leftist
Nashville broke ground on their own cop city this morning. An 800 acre project costing an estimated $415M. MALETA (Multi-Agency Law Enforcement Training Academy) will include a shooting range, dorms, a mock city for training, and the grounds will host a variety of administrative buildings. Basically every LEO department in the state - from state police, DOC, highway patrol, and the Tennessee branch of Department of Homeland Security will use this site.
11 days until Grizzlies basketball! Here’s Mike “Mac-11” Conley dropping a 40-piece on the Blazers! (3/5/2019) https://www.rawchili.com/3085338/
[Wyatt] 🚨Wardrobe check:🚨 The Titans will be decked out in all navy blue — jerseys, britches and socks — in Sunday’s game vs the Bengals. 👖 https://www.rawchili.com/3085316/
John Cole’s Tennessee: Unstrung https://tennesseelookout.com/2023/09/27/john-coles-tennessee-unstrung/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #activism #leftist
Madisonians try to find home in their hometown https://wpln.org/post/madisonians-try-to-find-home-in-their-hometown/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #publicradio
From 27 Sep: Tennessee’s lost reproductive healthcare funding will go to Planned Parenthood after state was disqualified from Title X over not following federal guidelines about abortion. - https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/news/health/2023/09/26/planned-parenthood-in-tennessee-gets-federal-funding-over-state-health-department/70965790007/ #uspol #tennessee #plannedparenthood #abortion
Lawmakers say stopping federal education funds favors private and charter schools over public https://tennesseelookout.com/2023/09/27/lawmakers-say-stopping-federal-education-funds-favors-private-and-charter-schools-over-public/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #activism #leftist
Coffee County judge denies request by Georgia man to share footage of traffic stop https://tennesseelookout.com/2023/09/27/coffee-county-judge-denies-request-by-georgia-man-to-share-footage-of-traffic-stop/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #activism #leftist
Controversial Franklin leader escapes censure after violating city’s ethics code https://wpln.org/post/controversial-franklin-leader-escapes-censure-after-violating-citys-ethics-code/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #publicradio
Judge allows Kelsey to remain free while appealing sentence https://tennesseelookout.com/2023/09/26/judge-allows-kelsey-to-remain-free-while-appealing-sentence/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #activism #leftist
How Tennessee officials are responding to TSU’s call to make up for $2.1 billion in underfunding https://wpln.org/post/how-tennessee-officials-are-responding-to-tsus-call-to-make-up-for-2-1-billion-in-underfunding/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #publicradio
What we can learn from 8 years of Freddie O’Connell comments to WPLN News https://wpln.org/post/what-we-can-learn-from-8-years-of-freddie-oconnell-comments-to-wpln-news/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #publicradio
Tennessee’s abortion ban cost it $7M in federal funding. Now those dollars will be routed to Planned Parenthood. https://wpln.org/post/tennessees-abortion-ban-cost-it-7m-in-federal-funding-now-those-dollars-will-be-routed-to-planned-parenthood/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #publicradio
Bestselling author V.E. Schwab on world-building, her newest book and finding the magic in Nashville https://wpln.org/post/bestselling-author-v-e-schwab-on-world-building-her-newest-book-and-finding-the-magic-in-nashville/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #publicradio
Food benefits for low income families at risk in a government shutdown, White House says https://tennesseelookout.com/2023/09/26/food-benefits-for-low-income-families-at-risk-in-a-government-shutdown-white-house-says/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #activism #leftist
Anti-democratic moves by state lawmakers raise fears for 2024 election https://tennesseelookout.com/2023/09/26/anti-democratic-moves-by-state-lawmakers-raise-fears-for-2024-election/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #activism #leftist
Census data shows Tennessee poverty rates fell but stagnated compared to the national average https://tennesseelookout.com/2023/09/26/census-data-shows-tennessee-poverty-rates-fell-but-stagnated-compared-to-the-national-average/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #activism #leftist
Grocery sales tax break is missing some consumers https://tennesseelookout.com/2023/09/26/grocery-sales-tax-break-is-missing-some-consumers/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #activism #leftist
#Tennessee Republican #SteveGill Confirms He Was In #Russia-Occupied Region For “Election” Called A “Sham” By U.S. Officials & Allies – THE TENNESSEE HOLLER https://tnholler.com/2023/09/tennessee-republican-steve-gill-confirms-he-was-in-russian-occupied-region-to-observe-election-usa-allies-call-a-sham/
Top Tennessee lawmakers start push to reject billions of dollars in federal education funds https://tennesseelookout.com/2023/09/25/top-tennessee-lawmakers-start-push-to-reject-billions-of-dollars-in-federal-education-funds/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #activism #leftist
Tennessee Republican Steve Gill Confirms He Was In Russian-Occupied Region To Observe “Election” USA & Allies Call A “Sham” https://tnholler.com/2023/09/tennessee-republican-steve-gill-confirms-he-was-in-russian-occupied-region-to-observe-election-usa-allies-call-a-sham/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon&utm_campaign=tennessee-republican-steve-gill-confirms-he-was-in-russian-occupied-region-to-observe-election-usa-allies-call-a-sham #tennessee #BlueTN #activism
Freddie O’Connell sworn in as mayor of Nashville in private ceremony https://wpln.org/post/freddie-oconnell-sworn-in-as-mayor-of-nashville-in-private-ceremony/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #publicradio
The rivers and mountains are my go-to places for peace and serenity... This is one of my favorite views from last Spring... Happy Sunday! ❤️
“𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐁𝐄𝐀𝐔𝐓𝐈𝐅𝐔𝐋 𝐒𝐎𝐔𝐓𝐇 𝐅𝐎𝐑𝐊 𝐈𝐍 𝐍𝐎𝐑𝐓𝐇𝐄𝐀𝐒𝐓 𝐓𝐄𝐍𝐍𝐄𝐒𝐒𝐄𝐄”
See it here: https://shelia-hunt.pixels.com/featured/the-beautiful-south-fork-in-northeast-tennessee-shelia-hunt.html
#SouthHolston #Tennessee #NortheastTennessee #SouthHolstonRiver #BuyIntoArt #Mastoart #art #fediart #nature #FediGiftShop #ArtforInteriorDesign #HospitalityInteriors #InteriorDesign #wallart #interiordecorating #interiordecor
Oldies & goodies truck and car with gangster chrome grills:
More art: www.ElegantFinePhotography.com
Five former Memphis, Tenn., police officers were charged Tuesday with federal civil rights violations in the beating death of Tyre Nichols as they continue to fight second-degree murder charges in state courts arising from the killing.
CBS News reports: https://flip.it/3UdspG
The goal, Hearron said, is twofold — to demonstrate that pregnant people are being denied timely medical care wherever abortion is banned, and to give clarity to doctors who he described as “terrified” of providing the procedure."
The open land behind my house has a large un-mowed area where wildflowers are allowed to proliferate. And WOW everything is in bloom right now! It's gorgeous! #Tennessee
Good morning and Happy Friday to all! I ran across this photo I took back in the Spring... Can't help but love Tennessee.
#barn #storm #SullivanCounty #Tennessee #NortheastTennessee #weather #landscapephotography #nature #AppalachianMountains #Mastoart #art #fediart #nature #FediGiftShop #ArtforInteriorDesign #HospitalityInteriors #InteriorDesign #wallart #BuyIntoArt #interiordecorating #interiordecor
The departures may result in new maternity care deserts...
The effects are particularly pronounced in rural areas...
Restrictive abortion laws, experts say, are making that problem much worse."
𝐈 𝐚𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐫𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐞 that my artwork, "Fishing in the Fog," has been awarded the prestigious 1st Place in Fine Art America's "The Art of Fishing - 1000th Image Celebration" competition. I am so deeply honored by this recognition and grateful to share my passion for photography with you. Happy Friday!
"𝐅𝐈𝐒𝐇𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐈𝐍 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐅𝐎𝐆"... ❤️
Prints available at https://shelia-hunt.pixels.com/featured/fishing-in-the-fog-shelia-hunt.html
I ran cross this stunning Dahlia in New England this summer... Sheer joy! Hope you like it.
“𝐃𝐀𝐇𝐋𝐈𝐀 𝐈𝐍 𝐋𝐎𝐕𝐄” ❤️
See it at https://shelia-hunt.pixels.com/featured/dahlia-in-love-shelia-hunt.html
#dahlia #dahlias #flower #floral #fleur #gardenflower #Tennessee #summer #fineart #homedecor #interiordesign #homedesign #AYearForArt #BuyIntoArt #nature #Mastoart #art #fediart #nature #FediGiftShop #ArtforInteriorDesign
Justin Jones on fire:
"Hundreds of state troopers have been deployed to the state Capitol, not to protect us from the Proud Boys, not to protect us from these fringe gun extremists outside the Capitol with AR-15s, but to stop nonviolent, peaceful protesters saying, 'We want our children to be safe in school'"
"These were mothers dragged out of the committee... because the speaker is so fragile & so afraid of the First Amendment"
Also: [Republican] House speaker Cameron Sexton silenced young Black Democratic representative Justin Jones for a day and today suggested the Republicans might make the rule silencing minority members permanent."
There's a pattern here, and it's not hard to see. Republicans want to shut up Black people and those who stand with them as they address issues of discrimination or — Florida — expect our schools to teach the truth about the past.
And as Heather Cox Richardson writes, in North Carolina's daughter state of Tennessee, at a special legislative session, Republicans blocked the public from holding signs and kicked the public out of a hearing. They also passed rules that can prohibit Democrats from speaking.
Americans are worried about democracy. You wouldn’t know it from the GOP debate. https://tennesseelookout.com/2023/08/31/americans-are-worried-about-democracy-you-wouldnt-know-it-from-the-gop-debate/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #activism #leftist
Grit and grind, political edition: Who will become the next mayor or Memphis? https://tennesseelookout.com/2023/08/31/grit-and-grind-political-edition-who-will-become-the-next-mayor-or-memphis/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #activism #leftist
Autumn in Northeast Tennessee is so beautiful... This was taken a couple of years ago, but wanted to share it since we're soon into September. Hope you like it. ❤️
"𝐀𝐔𝐓𝐔𝐌𝐍 𝐎𝐍 𝐅𝐀𝐋𝐋 𝐂𝐑𝐄𝐄𝐊"
𝐏𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐚𝐯𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐚𝐭 https://shelia-hunt.pixels.com/featured/autumn-on-fall-creek-shelia-hunt.html
#autumn #autumnvibes #fall #Tennessee #FallCreek #NortheastTennessee #BuyIntoArt #fineart #appalachianmountains #BlueRidgeMountains #Mastoart #art #fediart #FediGiftShop #HospitalityInteriors #InteriorDesign #wallart #interiordecorating #interiordecor
As Nina Burleigh reports, gun-crazed Tennessee Republicans (they're also pro-life to a man and woman, by the way) now want to redefine what the state calls a mass shooting. The number of people you have to shoot to have done a mass shooting has been increased to four. And domestic violence mass shootings can't be called that. You can shoot ten members of a family and that won't be a mass shooting.
‘Hate will not prevail in America’: Biden marks 60 years since March on Washington https://tennesseelookout.com/2023/08/28/hate-will-not-prevail-in-america-biden-marks-60-years-since-march-on-washington/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #tennessee #activism #leftist
Watch this incisive speech by Justin Jones:
Now guess what the people in the room did after hearing it…
Did you guess they voted to silence him?
You’d be right.
Because the people in that room are the very white supremacists he was talking about.
The gall of these #Tennessee #Republican state legislators. Read what #JustinJones said. He was certainly not off topic. Of course the entire point of the new rules is to find ways to trip up any colleague the Republican legislators don’t like, not to ensure relevance of comment. https://apnews.com/article/tennessee-special-session-gun-control-f0af470eb6f377633735c5a1dcefa66f
🤦🏻♀️”GOP lawmakers voted to silence a Dem member of so-called #Tennessee 3 during tense House floor session after determining he violated newly enacted rules designed to punish disruptive members.
…directed at Rep. Justin Jones, which prohibited him from speaking & debating on bills for remainder of floor session…prompted loud cries & chants that drowned out proceedings even after House speaker ordered the gallery to be cleared out”
The #SequatchieRiver is a 120 mi river that starts on the #CumberlandPlateau at this #cave and flows all the way to my house! This river is responsible for the waterways of #Tennessee s #rainforest and serve the people, plants, and animals that make up our great #biodiversity.
Dye traces have shown that this cave system is fed by North America's largest #sinkhole. Walled on every side, #GrassyCove has valley walls 3k feet high all draining through the #MillCave on #BradyMountain 4/n
Started off by visiting Cumberland Mountain State Park site of the seven arches bridge and the Cumberland Homesteads Projects of the New Deal era.
This bridge was constructed by men of the Civilian Conservation Corps circa 1935.
This and other projects would see 250 families settled onto the Cumberland Plateau during the height of the Great Depression 1/n
While Metro #Nashville public schools are trying to fill a record number of teaching positions, especially in #Math and #Science , early voting has begun in the Mayoral race run-off between #FreddieOConnell (who sends his kids to the same public school he went to) and #AliceRolli (who sends her kids to a religious private school, many of which teach #CreationScience in #Tennessee).
Families close to a Nashville fatal school shooting broke down in tears Tuesday after a Tennessee Republican leader ordered state troopers to remove them and others from a legislative hearing room while they waited to testify in favor of gun control measures.
The AP reports: https://flip.it/kfpeku
Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountain Magic Sunset:
More art: www.ElegantFinePhotography.com
He Needed a Liver #Transplant. But Did the Risks Outweigh the Reward?
One patient’s liver transplant illustrates the promise and peril of operating on people with serious risk factors.