Fowler to speak on Amendment 1 Tuesday
David Fowler, president of The Family Action Council of Tennessee, will be speaking about why you should vote “yes” on Amendment 1, which is up for vote on the Nov. 4 general election ballot, at the Moore County Building in Lynchburg on Tuesday, Aug. 26, from 7-8 p.m.
Fowler said the reason he is so passionate about informing the public should know about Amendment 1 is because in 2000, the Tennessee State Supreme Court found a “right to abortion” in the state constitution. Since then, the percentage of abortions performed in Tennessee on out-of-state women has become the third highest in the nation.
Voting “yes” on Amendment 1 this November will allow Tennessee to enact policies that protect women and children, such as abortion-specific informed consent to provide accurate information about women’s health and fetal development, a 24-hour waiting period to avoid the likelihood of an ill-considered decision, inspection and regulation of abortion facilities, and hospitalization requirement for riskier late-term abortions, Fowler said.
Fowler spent the last 20 years in the public square, 12 years as a Tennessee state senator and the last eight years as a lobbyist and frequent guest on news programs. He is the author of “The Politics of Loving God: Courageous Truths for Contentious Times.”
The Family Action Council of Tennessee, which Fowler heads, was formed in 2006 by a group of citizens concerned about the growing negative impact of public policies on the family. FACT’s mission is to equip Tennesseans and their elected officials to effectively promote and defend a culture that values God’s design for the family.
To register for this free Amendment 1 informational meeting, find the Lynchburg listing on the calendar at http://www.factn.org/events.