Amendment 1 would destroy, not ‘neutralize’ rights

During early voting or on Nov. 4, you will vote on a state constitutional amendment to strip a woman of her right to make a terribly difficult, personal decision. Instead of letting a woman decide with her faith, her family and her doctor, Amendment 1 would let [...]

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Herron: Amendment 1 leaves no exceptions for victims of rape By Roy Herron A pastor called my law office. He needed legal counsel about a girl in his church. Her father had molested the girl since she was 9. Finally, when she was 14, she told friends at school. Why? Because she was pregnant with [...]

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Guest column: A woman’s right to save her life

This year, Tennesseans will vote on whether to take personal decisions away from women and their doctors and give the power to the politicians. I’m reminded of one such personal decision involving a woman, a doctor and me.

While carrying twins during our [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEPTEMBER 18th, 2014
CONTACT: Rick Herron, rick@tndp.org615-327-9779

DEMOCRATIC CHAIR ON EDUCATION SUMMIT: REAL ISSUE IS
“REPUBLICAN WAR ON PUBLIC SCHOOLS”

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron released the following statement today on the governor’s education summit in Nashville:

“Today’s education summit and its focus on Common Core is [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEPTEMBER 16th, 2014
CONTACT: Rick Herron, rick@tndp.org, 615-327-9779

DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN’S STATEMENT ON NEW ATTORNEY GENERAL

Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron released the following statement regarding the appointment of Herb Slattery as Attorney General for the State of Tennessee:

“Tennessee has had outstanding Attorneys General and we hope that [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEPTEMBER 8th, 2014
CONTACT: Rick Herron, rick@tndp.org, 615-327-9779

Democratic Chair Calls on Senators to Vote to Overturn Citizens United

Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron released the following statement calling on U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker to vote to stop the poisoning of our democracy by special [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUGUST 8th, 2014
CONTACT: Rick Herron, rick@tndp.org, 615-327-9779

A CLOSER LOOK: TEA PARTY FAILURES PROVIDE DEMOCRATIC OPPORTUNITIES

Radical Republicans’ losses throughout Tennessee have opened doors for Democrats in November.

The Tennessee GOP has long held truth and reality in contempt, and Ron Ramsey’s reckless ploy to undermine the independence [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUGUST 4th, 2014
CONTACT: Rick Herron, rick@tndp.org, 615-327-9779

STATEMENT FROM DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN ON “NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF THE U.S.A.”

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron released the following statement today in response to Shelby County individuals seeking to mislead voters through an organization calling itself “The National [...]

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Today, Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron released the following statement in response to the passing of Tennessee journalist and civil rights advocate John Siegenthaler, Sr.:

“John Siegenthaler was a true American hero. He was a man of devout faith and deep patriotism who used his unceasing compassion and incredible courage to fight [...]

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