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President Joe Biden’s Proclamation: Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, 2021

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – On Memorial Day, we honor and reflect upon the courage, integrity, and selfless dedication of the members of our Armed Forces who have made the greatest sacrifice in service to our Nation. 

Whether in the waters of the Pacific, on the beachheads of Europe, in the deserts of the Middle East, or in the mountains of Afghanistan, American service members have given their lives to uphold our Constitution and to defend the safety and freedoms of our citizens. 

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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APSU’s Karen Bullis, Kathy Lee Heuston film ‘Tennessee Triumph: Making a Moment’ premieres at June Art Walk

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Two Austin Peay State University (APSU) professors will premiere their documentary about the creation of Tennessee Triumph – a Clarksville monument that celebrates the passage of the 19th Amendment, which secured women’s right to vote.

Austin Peay State Univesity professors (L to R) Kathy Lee Heuston and Karen Bullis. (APSU)

Austin Peay State Univesity professors (L to R) Kathy Lee Heuston and Karen Bullis. (APSU)

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Democrat Agenda to Destroy Women’s Rights

 

By Marsha Blackburn

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Nearly 100 years ago, suffragists gathered together in the Nashville Hermitage Hotel to fight for the right to vote. These women weren’t just activists. They were mothers, wives, and sisters bonded by one common goal—equality. Their efforts pushed Tennessee to be the 36th and final state needed to ratify the 19th Amendment. 

While the conversation of equality continued after earning the right to vote, that debate bears little resemblance to the rhetoric we hear today. The current debate favors mandatory, sweeping societal change far from the equal rights these Nashville suffragists established. H.R.5, the Equality Act, proposed by House Democrats is a prime example. 

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Marsha Blackburn, Steve Daines push back on Job-KIlling Paris Climate Agreement

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R—Tenn.) and Steve Daines (R— Mont.) introduced legislation to prohibit U.S. taxpayer dollars from being used to rejoin the job-killing Paris Climate Agreement. They also introduced a Senate resolution calling on President Biden to submit the Paris Agreement to the Senate for review as required under the Constitution.

“By rejoining the Paris Climate Accords, the Biden administration prioritized leftist goals of foreign countries above the needs of the American people,” said Senator Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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President Joe Biden’s Proclamation on Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to The United States

 

By The President Of The United States Of America
A Proclamation
The White HouseWashington, D.C. – The United States was built on a foundation of religious freedom and tolerance, a principle enshrined in the United States Constitution.

Nevertheless, the previous administration enacted a number of Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations that prevented certain individuals from entering the United States — first from primarily Muslim countries, and later, from largely African countries. 

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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U.S. Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – After a unanimous vote by the Judiciary Committee last week, the Senate just confirmed Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett to become the 115th Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
 
“Having confirmed her to the Circuit Court in 2017 with bipartisan support, the Senate has already undertaken a thorough and rigorous review of her record,” Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) said after President Trump made the nomination last month.

Amy Coney Barrett

Amy Coney Barrett

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Marsha Blackburn Gives Opening Statement at Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation Hearing

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Today, Monday, October 12th, 2020, U.S.  Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) delivered her opening statement at the hearing to consider Judge Amy Coney Barrett for confirmation to the Supreme Court.

To watch Senator Blackburn’s opening statement, here.

Remarks As Delivered

Judge Barrett, congratulations to you and your family. I’m delighted to see you back in the room. I am thrilled to see you are here with us today. We have had 164 American citizens nominated to the Supreme Court, and today is the fifth time that we have had a female judge come before us. We welcome you.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Honoring 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – One hundred years ago, Tennessee became the “Perfect 36th” state when it ratified the 19th Amendment. It took over 70 years of tireless efforts by generations of suffragists to enfranchise American women under the United States Constitution. 

To honor this anniversary, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and I assembled a special project for the Smithsonian. We recruited 22 of our female colleagues to write essays about what the centennial means to them, the challenges they faced on their paths to the U.S. Senate, and their hopes for our future. 

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump celebrate 100 years of Women’s Voting Rights

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – One hundred years ago today, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, granting American women the right to vote.
 
President Donald Trump: “A monumental victory” for equality and justice!
 
The President and First Lady Melania Trump honored the occasion at the White House this morning, where President Trump signed an official Proclamation on the anniversary. It reads, in part:

President Donald Trump signs a Proclamation on the 100th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. (White House)

President Donald Trump signs a Proclamation on the 100th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. (White House)

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U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn Honors 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

 

U.S. SenateNashville, TN – One hundred years ago today, Tennessee became the “Perfect 36th” state to ratify the 19th Amendment. This achievement fulfilled more than 70 years of tireless efforts by suffragists to enfranchise American women under the United States Constitution.

To honor this historic anniversary, Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) assembled a special project for the Smithsonian: the pair recruited 22 of their female colleagues to write essays about what the centennial means to them and the challenges they faced on their path to the U.S. Senate.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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