NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — An appeals court decision upholding Tennessee’s gay marriage ban is likely to trigger a final, nationwide showdown on same sex marriage in the U.S. Supreme Court.
Yesterday, a federal appeals court upheld Tennessee law prohibiting the recognition of same-sex marriages. The ruling marks a rare victory for gay marriage opponents after a flood of 20-plus court victories for supporters over the past year.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Murfreesboro fire officials say a family of six have lost their home to an early morning fire.
Murfreesboro Fire Department spokeswoman Ashley McDonald says two adults and four children were displaced after a fire broke out at 2836 Vickwood Drive around 7:15 Wednesday morning. In a press statement the department says a neighbor called 911 to report a fire and possible explosion next door. The home’s six residents were all out of the house by the time firefighters arrived.