After Months of Complaints, Tennessee Elementary School Removes Confederate Flag Mural From Gymnasium Wall 

White supremacist revisionist history has been leaping off the page in elementary schools across the country lately. Just in the last couple months (and this is only what’s been reported, mind you) a middle school teacher at a Florida public school was unmasked as a white nationalist podcast host, a private school in…

3 Dead, Over 14,000 Evacuated in Tennessee's 'Largest Fire in the Last Hundred Years' 

Over a dozen fires have decimated nearly 15,000 acres in the area surrounding Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountain National Park, according to reports, forcing thousands to evacuate and destroying parts of resort towns Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. “This is a fire for the history books,” Gatlinburg fire chief Greg Miller …

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Tennessee's 'Fetal Assault' Law Isn't Keeping Pregnant Women from Using Drugs 

A little under two years ago, Tennessee passed Senate Bill 1391, making it a crime to have taken narcotic drugs while pregnant, if the infant is born addicted to narcotics or “harmed by” them. While 28 women have been charged under the law, and one sentenced to jail time, there’s no evidence it’s worked to reduce the…