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A new bill was proposed to the Tennessee state legislature in early December that would require students of public elementary and secondary schools to play sports based on their gender assigned at birth. Republican State Representative Bruce Griffey proposed House Bill 1572—self-dubbed as the Girls Athletic Protection Act—which would require “elementary and secondary schools that …

Photo and story by Mitchell Casteel The Law and Your Community lecture, hosted by the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, was held Thursday night at MTSU with great reception. The lecture focused on the laws and rights citizens should know, and how to interact with law enforcement. The event speakers included MTSU criminal justice …

Originally published in the Hickman County Times by the same author Starting July 1, 2019, it will be illegal for Tennesseans to use their cellphones while driving, thanks to new law Public Chapter No. 412. Dubbed the “Hands Free Law,” which was passed 53-38, with four present and not voting, this law comes on the …