Elisha and Jesse Gaugh live under the same roof but are taking different education paths. This is just one example of the fact that one size does not fit all when it comes to education. Learn more at beacontn.org/ed-choice READ MORE
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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
Current Status of Lawsuit: The Beacon Center was victorious as the state legislature temporarily repealed the licensing requirement for animal massage.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
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The Beacon Legal Foundation has just filed its first lawsuit against the State of Tennessee. READ MORE
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
To learn more about the Anderson family and our lawsuit, click here. READ MORE
Beacon checks in on its first ever Opportunity Scholarship recipient, Madison Ott. READ MORE
"Unfortunately, Beacon can only help one student while the Tennessee legislature has the opportunity to help thousands of children." READ MORE
Our latest video shows that like Amanda, terminally ill patients deserve hope. READ MORE
"Our new video details the inspiring story Marshall Shanks and the impact educational choice has had on his life." READ MORE
Check out the second video in our Obamacare Exposed series with State Senator Mark Green. READ MORE
Read the inspiring of Marshall Shanks from Memphis which shows the positive results of having a choice. READ MORE
Read the story of Ambrose Vargason and the possible impact school choice would have on his future. READ MORE
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
Watch the first video in our Pork Report series, which exposes the 2014 Pork of the Year. READ MORE
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