Our Constitution's protections of religious freedom is under attack
In January Lamar joined other members of Congress committed to defending our religious freedoms in filing an amicus brief challenging Obamacare's contraception mandate. Last week, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments from attorneys representing Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood. The court's decision is expected later this year. 
Lamar said it best yesterday, "Obamacare is a thumb in the eye to our Constitution’s protections of religious freedom.” Click here to stand with Hobby Lobby and with our Constitution’s protections of religious freedom.
Lamar’s reimbursement bill gains support
National parks, including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, reopened using state and local dollars during last fall’s shutdown of the federal government. 
Lamar’s “The National Park Access Act” would repay states and counties for costs related park operations during the federal government shutdown.  Click here to read The Daily Times article.
Help us close the first quarter strong
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What We Are Reading

  • Play ball! Rutherford County natives David Price and Sonny Gray and Nashville native R.A. Dickey begin the season as Opening Day starters for their respective ball clubs today.
  • Obama’s disapproval rating hits a new high of 59%.
  • Today is the deadline to sign up for Obamacare, but of course Healthcare.gov was down for maintenance this morning.