A proposal to allow agencies to deny service to LGBTQ Tennesseans seeking to adopt a child passed the House of Representatives 67-22. If enacted, House Bill 836 would permit private child-placing agencies to deny any…Read More
Bill moves to calendar committee, full House of Representatives Two days after dozens of religious leaders publicly opposed a bill that would promote discrimination against LGBTQ Tennesseans, Republican lawmakers moved the bill closer to law….
‘Religious or moral convictions’ will shield agencies that discriminate There are about 8,000 children in Tennessee in foster care or available for full adoption. Under a new law, private agencies working with the state could…