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Photo by Caleb Revill / MTSU Sidelines Representatives from MTSU’s College Republicans and College Democrats hosted a policy debate in the Student Union Building Thursday night. Participating in the debate was April Carroll, the chairman of the College Republicans; Madison Albertson, the recruitment director of the College Republicans; Dalton Slatton, president of the College Democrats …

The latest MTSU Poll found Tennesseans favor some, though not all, of several proposed abortion rules pending in the state Legislature. Meanwhile, the Jan. 25-27 poll of 600 randomly selected Tennessee adults found majority opposition to permitting same-sex marriage and to increasing Tennessee’s tax on gasoline. Ken Blake, director of the poll at Middle Tennessee State …

(AP) — Tennessee voters will have a chance this November to decide whether they want to give the state Legislature more power to regulate abortions. In 2000, the Tennessee Supreme Court struck down laws requiring a two-day waiting period and mandatory physician-only counseling and preventing second-trimester abortions from taking place anywhere but in a hospital. In its ruling, the court wrote that …