Governor Lee Signs Law Increasing Criminal Penalty For Indirect Abuse Or Harm Of A Child

Governor Bill Lee Signed A Bill Into Law On Wednesday That Significantly Increases Penalties For Individuals Who Indirectly Cause Harm Or Death To A Child, Even If They Are Not The Ones Directly Inflicting The Abuse.

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House Passes Legislation Requiring Tennessee Schools To Disclose Transgender Status Of Students To Parents

The Tennessee House Passed A Bill That Would Make It A Requirement For Schools To Inform Parents If Their Child Requests To Be Identified As Transgender.

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Law Protecting Religious Rights Of Foster, Adoptive Parents Signed By Governor Lee

On Thursday, Governor Bill Lee Signed A Measure That Will Enact The “Tennessee Foster And Adoptive Parent Protection Act,” Designed To Protect The Religious Freedoms Of Families Within The State.

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Tennessee Bill That Increases Criminal Penalty For Indirectly Causing Abuse, Imminent Harm To A Child Heads To Governor’s Desk For Signature

A Tennessee Bill That Increases The Penalty For Those Who Indirectly Cause Harm Or Death To A Child (In That They Aren’t The Actual Person Who Inflicted The Abuse) Heads To Governor Lee’s Desk For Signature As It Has Passed Successfully Through Both Chambers Of The General Assembly.

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Tennessee House Passes Bill To Protect Religious Rights Of Prospective Foster And Adoptive Parents

A Bill That Protects Tennessee Foster And Adoptive Families From Being Required To Adhere To Policies Regarding Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity That Violate The Moral Or Religious Beliefs Of The Family Was Passed By The House Of Representatives On Monday.

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Senate Passes Legislation Requiring Tennessee Schools To Disclose Transgender Students To Parents; House Set to Hear Bill

A Bill That Would Require Schools To Inform Parents If Their Child Requests To Be Identified As Transgender Is Making Its Way Through The Tennessee Legislature.

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Tennessee Senate Passes Bill Protecting Foster And Adoptive Families

A Bill Protecting Tennessee Foster And Adoptive Families From Being Forced To Support Policies Regarding Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity That Violate The Family’s Moral Or Religious Beliefs Has Now Passed In The Senate.

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Bill That Terminates Tennessee Parental Rights After “Substantial Non-Compliance” Passes House Subcommittee By Voice Vote

A Bill Aimed At Terminating Parental Rights After “Substantial Non-Compliance” Passed The Children & Family Affairs Subcommittee Led By Chair Mary Littleton Yesterday By A Voice Vote.

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Bill Protecting Tennessee’s Adoptive Families Moves Forward To Civil Justice Committee

A Tennessee Bill That Seeks To Protect Foster And Adoptive Families From Being Required To Affirm Certain Policies That Oppose Their Religious And Moral Beliefs Has Passed In The House Children And Family Affairs Subcommittee.

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Tennessee Bill That Increases Criminal Penalty For Indirectly Causing Abuse Or Imminent Harm To A Child Moves To Full Committee

A Tennessee Bill That Increases The Penalty For Those Who Indirectly Cause Harm Or Death To A Child (In That They Aren’t The Actual Person Who Inflicted The Abuse) Moved Directly Through The House Criminal Justice Subcommittee To The Full House Criminal Justice Committee Without Any Questions Being Taken From Its Members, Indicating Total Bi-Partisan Support.

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