December 5, 2017 9:42AM

Who would have thought it would be illegal to make music in Nashville? Unfortunately, the city’s ban on home-based businesses means local musicians, hairstylists and other aspiring entrepreneurs face steep fines and potential imprisonment if any customers physically come to their homes to do business. Nashville residents Lij Shaw and Pat Raynor have both lived... READ MORE

February 24, 2017 2:42PM

Current Status of Lawsuit: The Beacon Center was victorious as the state legislature temporarily repealed the licensing requirement for animal massage. Stowe v. Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners The Story Have you ever worried that the government would swoop in one day and take away your livelihood? Or demand you immediately shut down the business you... READ MORE

May 2, 2016 1:30PM

The Beacon Legal Foundation has just filed its first lawsuit against the State of Tennessee. READ MORE

February 11, 2016 1:58PM

See the benefits of Direct Primary Care in Tennessee and why more freedom in healthcare will help to solve some of our biggest problems. READ MORE

August 2, 2014 4:01PM

Our latest Pork Report video features the debacle known as Beale Street Landing, which cost Tennessee taxpayers $33 million with very little return. READ MORE

August 5, 2013 4:06PM

Nicholas Holland Nicholas Holland, referred to as a “serial entrepreneur” by the Nashville Business Journal, is the creative mind behind the latest new media venture,, which helps clients create quick and effective one-page websites. Nicholas stepped down as CEO of CentreSource Interactive Agency to launch, but continues to be active in the business.... READ MORE

March 20, 2012 3:14PM

Beacon’s newest YouTube video features farmer David Mitchell, who discusses how Tennessee’s death tax will harm his family and why it is an immoral tax. READ MORE

May 25, 2011 4:24PM

TCPR will be taking a break from events for the summer and will return with our regular quarterly events this fall. READ MORE

January 8, 2011 9:05AM

TCPR will be teaming up with TN Tea Party and TN Eagle Forum to educate citizens about the state legislative process. READ MORE

December 15, 2010 7:15AM

Join us just before Christmas for our annual Open House, where we will announce the winner of the "2010 Lump of Coal Award." READ MORE

June 17, 2010 3:25PM

Join TCPR and Sen. Jack Johnson for a breakfast event honoring the legacy of Milton Friedman and his impact on educational freedom. RSVP at (615) 383-6431 or READ MORE