Watson Champions Bill Allowing Unvaccinated Families To Adopt Kids In Tennessee

A Tennessee Bill, Sponsored By Senator Bo Watson And Representative Ron Gant, Would End Current Vaccine Rules For Families Fostering Or Adopting Babies Under 18 Months Old And Kids With Significant Medical Needs, Based On The Families’ Moral Or Religious Objections.

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Bill Would Prohibit Tennessee Dept. of Children’s Services From Forcing Gender Identity Beliefs On Foster & Adoptive Families (Update 2.16.24)

New Tennessee Legislation Would Protect Foster And Adoptive Families From Being Forced To Support Policies That Go Against The Family’s Religious Beliefs Regarding Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity.

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They’re Coming For Our Children (Op-Ed)

According To Dr. Jamison Taylor, Senior Fellow At The American Family Association, The Biden Administration’s Newly Proposed Guidelines Known As “The Safe And Appropriate Foster Care Placement Requirements;” May Prevent Children From Being Placed In Homes Of Devout Christians, Jews And Muslims.

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Governor’s Office Of Faith-Based Initiatives To Receive $1.2M In Taxpayer Money

Governor Lee’s Office Of Faith-Based And Community Initiatives Is Set To Receive A Recurring Annual Amount Of $1.2 Million In Direct Taxpayer Money For The First Time This Year.

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DCS Discriminates, Speech In The Dustbin, Arrested PRIDE, Suspended for Memes, Refusing $ To Protect Kids + & Much More! The TennCon Big 7!

DCS Discriminates Against Conservative Christians, Right To Speak Gone Into Dustbin of History, Your Opportunity To Learn How To Run For Office, Nashville Police Refuses Funds To Protect Kids, Christian Man Arrested At PRIDE, Transparency For Ye But Not Me, Suspended For Memes, Expanded 1st Amendment… All this & more on this week’s edition of The Tennessee Conservative’s Big 7 Weekend Digest!

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Foster Family Is Denied Newborn Over Religious Convictions Even As State Struggles To Find Enough Homes For Children

An Approved Foster Family In Tennessee Was Recently Denied Placement Of A Newborn In Their Home Due To A State Law That The Foster Parents Say Discriminates Against Their Religious Beliefs. This Despite The Tennessee Department Of Children’s Services Struggling To Find Enough Homes For Children In Their Care. The Agency Will Not Place Children Under The Age Of 18 Months With This Qualified Family Unless They Abandon Their Religious Convictions Regarding Vaccinations.

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Bill That Will Assist In Expediting Adoptions For Children In Foster Care Goes Into Effect Next Week

Next Week, A Bill That Passed This Last General Session Will Take Effect And In Doing So Will Assist In Expediting Certain Types Of Adoptions Occurring Under Specific Circumstances.

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DCS Social Worker Caseload Bill Fails To Pass At End Of Session

The Tennessee Legislature Approved $183 Million In New Funding To Bolster The Department Of Children’s Services This Session, But A Bill Designed To Reduce The Caseload For Social Workers Slipped Through The Cracks In The Waning Days, Leaving Some Lawmakers Worried That The Agency Will Continue To Struggle To Place Foster Children.

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Governor Lee Signs Law To Expedite Adoptions And Foster Care Processes

Governor Bill Lee Signed A Bill Into Law Monday Aimed At Making The Foster And Adoption Process More Efficient. The Legislation Was Written By The Governor’s Office With The Hope That People Would Choose Adoption For Their Unborn Children Rather Than Abortion.

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Governor Lee’s Office Pushes To Dissolve Commission On Children And Youth Amid Foster Care Woes

Despite A State Crisis In Which Foster Children Are Staying In Worker’s Offices, Gov. Bill Lee’s Office Wants To Dissolve The Independent Tennessee Commission On Children And Youth.

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