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She says the problem is some voters have been giving her angry calls at home.
Rogers says they got her number through an email sent by her opponent, State Rep. Debra Maggart.
"I was not very happy about that," said Rogers. "The problem with that is when you have people upset calling your home my children answer the lines."
One call was such a concern she alerted Goodlettsville Police about it.
The unidentified male caller said, "The devil will get you I guarantee it. I guarantee it, you and your family."
The Emil Rogers says lead to that call and others is a response to a campaign against Maggart paid for by the National Rifle Association.
The organization has been sending out fliers and placing billboards questioning Maggart's support of the 2nd Amendment even though she says she's been a lifelong member.
Maggart says she sent the controversial email because she believes voters need to know about the money the NRA is spending in this race.
"If she's taking their money she's gonna be beholden to them when this is done," said Maggart.
The Hendersonville Republican says she provided Rogers' home number because it was the one she filed with the state.
"I don't have a problem with anyone in my district or anyone anywhere calling me and it's unfortunate my opponent has a problem with people calling her," said Maggart.
Monday Maggart campaigned with Governor Bill Haslam who's giving her his support.
"Anybody who would say that Debra Maggart is not conservative enough for Tennessee is a hard thing to imagine," said Haslam.
Rogers defends the help she's getting from the NRA.
She says the organization shares her values.
"We are in line I'm not beholden to them because I already think that way."
Monday, July 30 2012, 09:32 PM CDT
2 appellate court judges are stepping down
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Two Tennessee appellate court judges have notified Gov. Bill Haslam that they will not run for another term on the bench in the August 2014 retention election.
Patricia J. Cottrell, a judge on the Court of Appeals, and Joseph M. Tipton, who sits on the Court of Criminal Appeals bench, will both leave after September of next year.
The announcements come after the state legislature left Tennessee without a way to replace judges who step down or die when a commission expires at the end of next month.
Members of the soon-to-be-defunct Judicial Nominating Commission will make recommendations for replacements to give to Haslam before the panel expires. Haslam will appoint the replacements from those recommendations.
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