no gays allowed sign
June 12th, 2018

A Tennessee store owner took a stand against gay rights by putting up a “No Gays Allowed” sign. After a photo of the sign was posted online, it quickly became the top trending topic on Twitter, and was seen by millions around the globe. Continue reading

Atheist card
March 14th, 2018

An atheist politician running for office in a Bible Belt state was labeled as “radical” and a “dangerous extremist” by her opponents. Learn what she did that was so alarming. Continue reading

October 23rd, 2015

A Tennessee state lawmaker is introducing a bill to ban the teaching of “religious doctrine” in public schools until at least the 10th grade. Representative Sheila Butt’s proposal was created in response to a number of complaints from parents about … Continue reading

ULC ordination now recognized in State of Tennessee
September 25th, 2012

ULC Ordination Status in Tennessee Update: March, 2018 — We’ve heard reports that some county clerks in Tennessee are rejecting the ordinations of Universal Life Church ministers. If you have personally encountered any difficulties with a county clerk in Tennessee, … Continue reading

September 4th, 2012

The Hamilton County, Tennessee prayer dispute has taken yet another twist with a Jewish rabbi’s withdrawal from the list of scheduled County Commission prayer leaders. The rabbi’s withdrawal leaves only one non-Christian–a ULC minister–on the Commission’s list of prayer leaders … Continue reading

July 24th, 2012

A Universal Life Church minister has found himself embroiled in a conflict over prayer in  government in Tennessee. Hamilton County commissioners re-scheduled Eddie Bridges’s invocation from 18 July to 19 November because he sent his request to give a commission … Continue reading