Listen / The Tennessee Senate has dropped a proposal that would let private adoption agencies reject would-be parents based on their religious beliefs. Backers of the bill (HB836/SB1304) had said the measure would protect faith-based organizations from lawsuits for following their moral beliefs. But lawmakers have been feeling mounting pressure from companies and advocacy groups […]
Listen / Equal rights advocates are warning Tennessee lawmakers about consequences the state could face if they move forward with legislation that targets the LGBTQ community. The General Assembly is considering about 10 measures that could impact whether LGBTQ people could adopt, or use a bathroom that matches their gender identity.