Beacon Weekly Roundup — May 6th

May 6, 2016 9:24AM

Beacon Blog Roundup

This week we filed our lawsuit on behalf of Memphis resident Tammy Pritchard against the state’s unfair and unconstitutional hair washing license, you can read her full story here.

Justin Owen made the Beacon Center staff take a test to see if we were elites or Average Joes, find out the results and see what you qualify as by clicking here.

Beacon in the News

Lindsay Boyd wrote an op-ed featured in the Knoxville News Sentinel which shows how Beacon’s healthcare victories this session will help all Tennesseans.

The Daily Signal published a piece by Beacon CEO Justin Owen on why phasing out the Hall Tax is so important for Tennessee.

Debra Nutall, the sister of Beacon’s plaintiff in our hair washing lawsuit against the state of Tennessee, was published in the Memphis Commercial Appeal to discuss how occupational licensing keeps poor people from escaping poverty.

Beacon Litigation Director Braden Boucek wrote an article on our shampooing lawsuit in the Tennessean.

*Because of all the press we got this week on our lawsuit, only the highest profile hits are included below.

Coverage of our shampooing lawsuit this week

Wall Street Journal

New York Times


Yahoo Beauty


USA Today

Daily Signal (Heritage)

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Fox 17 in Nashville

Memphis Business Journal

WREG (CBS) Memphis

Local Memphis

Humphrey on the Hill (KnoxBlogs)

NBC Chattanooga

Nashville Post

NPR Nashville

Fox 13 in Memphis


WMC (NBC) Memphis

And we were even featured on the Drudge Report

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