A 26-year-old woman has been charged for using drugs while pregnant under a controversial law passed earlier this month.
“Does anyone have a good phone number” for the former secretary of state? Staff for Rep. Steve Cohen are asking every Democrat on Capitol Hill. Update: Cohen’s office says the email is run-of-the-mill.
Devin Barnes denies the use of the racial slur.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a bill allowing the state to use the electric chair, if drugs cannot be obtained for a lethal injection.
Did we mention he’s currently in Memphis, Tenn.? IT’S A PARTY IN THE U.S.A.
Ya’ll can’t complain about much after you’ve been through the mud!
“We are failing rape victims,” said Meghan Ybos, a survivor in Memphis, where an estimated 12,000 rape kits are gathering dust in police evidence rooms.
Legislation that would protect those who discriminate against LGBT people based on religious beliefs either failed or faced major setbacks in South Dakota, Kansas, Idaho, and Tennessee. LGBT advocates say the failures are an “important repudiation” of the latest anti-LGBT tactics. Update: The Arizona Senate, however, approved a similar bill Wednesday.
In the wake of tragedy, Taylor Smith’s parents stumbled across a letter she had written to herself 10 years in the future.
These photos will make your day.
Snow and ice have swept over the United States west and south, as thousands of people are without power or stranded in airports.
“If everything I learned in high school is a measurable object then I haven’t learned anything.”
Mike’s Golf Shop, located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, made the best golf commercial of all-time. Also, I *think* they might buy golf clubs. (h/t Adweek)
They don’t call it the Scenic City for nothing!
Yup, that’ll fix HealthCare.gov.
Or: A Proud Football Program Shoots Itself In The Groin.
“God Bless America, land of the free and home of the low class racists of Tennessee.”
Because your dream vacation really should reflect how cool you are. Duh.
There are fans, and then there are fans.
What’s good (and maybe not so good) about each of the 14 members of college football’s reigning power conference, in rough order of their expected finish.
“This is roughly equivalent of going to a Wal-Mart and calling for more of the kinds of jobs it offers,” says a former editor of Publisher’s Weekly. The publishing world thinks the president is just a little too close to Amazon.
People did not take it very well.
The Republican lawmaker behind the legislation is being accused of using it to bolster his Congressional bid against an incumbent, who reportedly pressured his mistress to get an abortion.
“[Load] your damn mags, make sure your rifle’s clean, pack a backpack with some food in it and get ready to fight.” UPDATE: Tennessee has suspended his handgun carry permit.
Tennessee Republican who pressured mistress to have an abortion finds himself under increased scrutiny just weeks before election.
Oops. Mark Clayton, Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate, is affiliated with Public Advocate USA. Turns out they’ve been designated a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center. And now the Tennessee Democratic Party is urging its members to write in a candidate.
Not that you need another reason to avoid bath salts. Dustin Ricky Harrell today entered a guilty plea in the extraordinarily vicious killing of his family dog, a 4-pound Yorkshire terrier named Honey. He was abusing bath salts at the time. WARNING: Disturbing details of animal abuse.
Are you ready for some next-level shit? A teacher at Mount Juliet High School in Tennessee resigned this week, and at least 10 students were given out-of-school suspensions for playing a game called “Take It Like A Man.”
Tennessee state senator Stacey Campfield, who recently said that it is “virtually impossible” to contract HIV through heterosexual sex, was kicked out of a restaurant in Knoxville. He went quietly.