Education holds an important position in the maintenance and growth of Wilson County’s economic future. Business leaders and investors considering bringing their companies to our area always ask about the local support for education and the success of the schools in our cities and in the county.
There is a growing awareness across our state that some balance is needed with regard to the practice of abortion in Tennessee. As result of a wrongly decided ruling by our state Supreme Court, the people have been silenced and our ability to regulate abortion has been removed.
A few ups and downs in the world of politics are to be expected. However, when more than a third of one’s campaign signs are stolen in one night, it makes you wonder if it’s worth the effort to continue running a campaign.
Recent discussions about Amendment 1 have provided minimal background as to the reason it is even needed. It’s due to an unbelievably pro-abortion ruling by the Tennessee Supreme Court in 2000 wrongly interpreted a fundamental right to abortion into the Tennessee Constitution.