A worker assembles a handgun at the new Beretta plant in Gallatin, Tenn. The Italian gun maker has cited Tennessee's support for gun rights in moving its production from its plant in Maryland. Erik Schelzig/AP hide caption

toggle caption Erik Schelzig/AP
Seeking A Warmer Welcome, Gun Factory Moves Down South
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/474718790/474725653" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

State Sen. Ferrell Haile, R-Gallatin (left), speaks during debate on a bill that would make the Bible the state book of Tennessee. At front right is Sen. Steve Southerland, R-Morristown, who sponsored the bill. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

toggle caption Mark Humphrey/AP

On June 26, 2015, just hours after the U.S. Supreme Court validated same-sex marriages, Dennis Clark (center left) and Mark Henderson exchanged vows in Midtown Memphis. This photo, later posted on Facebook, led to their suspension from Freemasons by the Grand Lodge of Tennessee. Courtesy of Leanne McConnell hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy of Leanne McConnell
For Freemasons, Is Banning Gays Or Being Gay Un-Masonic?
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/471414979/471474854" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Commitment cards offered by the Ted Cruz presidential campaign during an event in Tennessee. Chas Sisk/WPLN hide caption

toggle caption Chas Sisk/WPLN
Cruz Tour Highlights Organization In SEC Primary States
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/460580472/460584328" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Without a school athletic field, the Power Center Academy rugby team practices in a city park nearby, changing clothes in the dugout next to a baseball backstop. Christopher Blank/WKNO hide caption

toggle caption Christopher Blank/WKNO
An Inner-City Team Is Putting U.S. Rugby On The Map
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/453303094/453393979" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
'You Never Quit Trying': Preventing Gun Violence In Schools
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/451564642/451643610" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Donald Trump poses for a selfie with a woman wearing a "Team Trump" T-shirt on stage at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies Presidential Preference Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. Jason Davis/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Jason Davis/Getty Images
Wanted it 'so badly'
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/435849800/435849982" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

This booking photo taken in April and released by the Hamilton County, Tenn., sheriff's office shows a man identified as Mohammod Youssuf Adbulazeez after being detained on suspicion of a driving offense. AP hide caption

toggle caption AP

A car tangled in fencing sits inside the gate at the Naval Operational Support Center and Marine Reserve Center Friday, a day after a gunman killed four U.S. Marines in Chattanooga, Tenn. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

toggle caption John Bazemore/AP
Chattanoogans Find Killings Of Four Marines 'Incomprehensible'
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/423740589/423740590" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Williams is believed to be buried in the Taylor Cemetery in Brownsville, Tenn. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Debbie Elliott/NPR
Tennessee Community Pushes To Reopen 'Civil Rights Hero' Cold Case
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/416458249/423605284" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Reserve Recruitment personnel stand outside a military recruiting center on Lee Highway in Chattanooga, Tenn., as the area is cordoned off with blue shell casing markers. Officials said two military facilities in Tennessee were attacked in shootings Thursday. Tim Barber/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP hide caption

toggle caption Tim Barber/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP

Gov. Bill Haslam announces his proposal to expand Medicaid in Tennessee on Dec. 15. Under the plan, the hospital association would pay the state's portion of the program. Erik Schelzig/AP hide caption

toggle caption Erik Schelzig/AP
Tennessee's Medicaid Deal Dodges A Partisan Fight
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/373564985/373587981" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Workers assemble Volkswagen Passat sedans at the German automaker's plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., on June 12, 2013. The automaker announced a new policy Wednesday that would allow interaction with labor unions at the plant. Erik Schelzig/AP hide caption

toggle caption Erik Schelzig/AP