Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senator from Tennessee

Marsha Blackburn

U.S. Senator from Tennessee

Marsha Blackburn (nee Wedgeworth) was born in June 1952 in Laurel, Mississippi.  She is a former beauty pageant winner who attended Mississippi State University on a scholarship, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree.

She worked in sales and ultimately became the owner of a production-event management firm. Tennessee Governor Don Sundquist appointed her executive director of the Tennessee Film, Entertainment, and Music Commission. She served in the Tennessee Senate before being elected to the U.S. House of Representatives where she served 16 years. She has been a member of the U.S. Senate since January 2019.

She is married to Chuck Blackburn and they have two children. She is a Presbyterian.

In the News…

Senators Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee and Roger Marshall of Kansas recently introduced the No Flights For Terrorists Act.

The legislation “would put any individual including: students, faculty, professors, or paid agitators, on the No Fly List if they have called for violence against Jewish people, pledged allegiance to U.S.-designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations, or have been subject to disciplinary action by the institution of higher education related to such action.“

Senator Blackburn stated, “It is unacceptable for terrorist sympathizers to threaten the safety of Jewish students in America with little to no consequence. When protestors chant ‘we are Hamas’ and carry around ‘Death to America’ posters, we should believe them. Any student, professor, or paid protestor in America who promotes terrorism or engages in terrorist acts on behalf of Hamas should immediately be placed on the TSA No Fly List.”

Contact this Leader…

Did you pray for Senator Blackburn today? You can let her know at:

The Honorable Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee
357 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510


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