Tag Archives: Diane Black

TENNESSEE: Diane “Porn Causes School Shootings” Black Loses GOP Gov Primary, House Seat Now Open

CNBC reports: Rep. Diane Black lost the hotly contested Tennessee GOP gubernatorial primary on Thursday, making her the fifth House Republican this election cycle to lose a primary for statewide office. It’s a potentially ominous sign for Republicans as the party fights to hold its majority in Congress this fall. Black, who had been considered the favorite in the race …

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GOP Bill Would Make Illegal Border Crossing A Felony

The Washington Examiner reports: Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn., introduced legislation Tuesday that would reclassify a first-time illegal entry at the border as a felony instead of a misdemeanor. Her Zero Tolerance for Illegal Entry Act would change the punishment for those apprehended illegally entering the U.S. for the first time to one year and one day in prison, which therefore …

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GOP House Rep Blames School Shootings On Porn

Talking Points Memo reports: Rep. Diane Black (R-TN), a candidate for governor of Tennessee, says that pornography is a “big part” of the impetus for school shootings, along with violent movies, “idle hands” and the “deterioration of the family.” “It’s available on the shelf when you walk in the grocery store. Yeah, you have to reach up to get it, …

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GOP Rep Wants To Crowdfund Trump’s Border Wall

The Washington Examiner reports: Rep. Diane Black, a Republican running for Tennessee governor, has introduced legislation that would let people and companies donate to the construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Her bill would create an account at the Treasury Department to take donations that would be used to fund President Trump’s biggest campaign promise, after Congress failed to give …

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