FIVE MINUTES FOR FAMILIES (5M4F) is our weekly e-newsletter. Each issue contains a timely commentary on a current hot topic as well as the latest news on issues you care about, including life, marriage, sexuality, and religious liberties. Also included is our calendar of events and a video of the week.

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Current Issue

Tennessee Asserts Sovereignty on Amendment 1

As you probably know, the chair of Planned Parenthood of Middle Tennessee and some of its supporters filed a federal lawsuit this past summer to enjoin passage of Amendment 1, which voters adopted in November of last year. Planned Parenthood’s supporters argued the state Election Commission did not count the votes the way the state Constitution requires. However, in recent months the state took the fight to them and won a great victory in Court last week. Read More in the December 18th issue of Five Minutes for Families . . .

Past Issues

December 2015

Tennessee Asserts Sovereignty on Amendment 1: December 18, 2015

How to Shut Down the UT Inclusion Police: December 11, 2015

Good Intentions Make for Bad Politics: December 4, 2015

November 2015

Resisting Syrian Refugees and the Road from Nashville to Nineveh: November 20, 2015

Colleges (Including Vanderbilt) Are Reaping What They’ve Sown: November 13, 2015

Yes, You Can Resist the Obergefell Marriage Decision! November 6, 2015

October 2015

Why Obamacare Haters Should Care About ‘Gay’ Marriage: October 30, 2015

Will the Freedom Caucus Unwittingly Betray Us? October 23, 2015

Repeating Past Errors in Responding to Obergefell: October 16, 2015

Just Who Will Roane County’s Marriage Resolution Embarrass? October 9, 2015

Look Who Is Trying to Transform Tennessee’s Republican Party: October 2, 2015

September 2015

The Real ‘Story’ Regarding Muslim Presidential Candidates: September 25, 2015

Kim Cattrall Needs to Work for UT: September 18, 2015

Kim David Shows Supreme Court Wears No Robes: September 11, 2015

You Can’t Spell Neuter Without UT:  September 4, 2015

August 2015

Will Obergefell Shoot Down the NRA or State’s Rights? August 28, 2015

Tennessee Court’s Attempt to Change Parenting Form Backfires: August 21, 2015

Will Conservatives Fall into the Same Presidential Election Trap? August 14, 2015

The Amendment That Killed the Tenth Amendment: August 7, 2015

July 2015

How We Lost the Tenth Amendment: July 31, 2015

From Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ to a Constitutional Right to Die? July 24, 2015

What the Supreme Court Will Redefine Next: July 17, 2015

The ‘Fire, Ready, Aim’ Response on Marriage: July 10, 2015

Could a Marriage Decision Spark a New Independence Day?: July 3, 2015

June 2015

Getting to the Bottom of Hate — Charleston as Case in Point: June 26, 2015

Why Things Aren’t Black and White Anymore: June 19, 2015

Death With Dignity Highlights the Dying Art of Substantive Politics: June 12, 2015

The New ‘Love Me Tinder’ Isn’t So Lovely: June 5, 2015

May 2015

A New Breed of Leaders? May 29, 2015

Bringing Assisted Suicide to Tennessee’s Constitution: May 22, 2015

Can the Unraveling of Our Culture Be Stopped? May 13, 2015

Dropping the ‘F’ Word in the Supreme Court: May 8, 2015

Asking and Answering the Wrong Questions on Marriage: May 1, 2015

April 2015

How Should Christians Respond If the Court Redefines Marriage?: April 24, 2015

Why the ‘Bible Bill’ in Tennessee Was Important: April 17, 2015

Two Things the Supreme Court Can’t Say: April 10, 2015

Apple’s CEO Needs to Eat His Words: April 3, 2015

March 2015

The End of Christianity As We Know It: March 27, 2015

Why Marriage Might Win in the Supreme Court: March 20, 2015

Which Presidential Candidate Will Restore Sagging Confidence?: March 13, 2015

Will Tennessee Be on the ‘Right Side of History’?: March 6, 2015

February 2015

Hillary Clinton’s Advisor ‘Educates’ Tennessee Legislators: February 27, 2015

Judges Behaving Badly and the Congress That Allows It: February 20, 2015

Why I Wish There Were More Like Moore: February 13, 2015

Insure Tennessee’s Three-Ring Circus: February 6, 2015

January 2015

Vanderbilt, Sexual Violence on Campus, and the ‘Cure’: January 30, 2015

Vanderbilt University’s Hypocrisy Gets Laughable: January 23, 2015

Is John Boehner Speaker Material?: January 16, 2015

Lessons From Charlie Hebdo, Ben Carson, and King Solomon: January 9, 2015