Tennessee Tag

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The Chattanoongan.com. Roy Exum. April 19, 2013 [caption id="attachment_18091" align="alignleft" width="160"] Roy Exum[/caption] It was with a heavy heart I learned on Thursday that the Tennessee Legislature has openly defied the First Amendment of the United States Constitution by threatening to charge representatives of news organizations and...

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The Chattanoongan.com | Roy Exum | April 15, 2013 [caption id="attachment_17441" align="alignleft" width="201"] Roy Exum, award-winning columnist[/caption] Tennessee's dreaded “AgGag” bill, which make those who covertly film or expose acts of animal abuse into criminals, was delayed in the Tennessee Legislature last week but if proponents have...

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The Chattanoogan, Roy Exum, April 8, 2013 [caption id="attachment_17441" align="alignleft" width="150"] Roy Exum, award-winning columnist[/caption] When Governor Bill Haslam signed a bill last year that would make soring a Tennessee Walking Horse a Class E felony, punishable by up to five years in prison, it seemed like...