Tennessee Bill That Would Make Abortion Trafficking Of Minors A Felony Passes Subcommittee (Update 2.19.24)

A Tennessee Bill That Would Make Abortion Trafficking Of Minors A Felony Offense Passed By A Voice Vote Yesterday Afternoon In The House Population Health Subcommittee.

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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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2 New Tennessee Bills Advocating For Foster, Adoptive Parents Are Heading To Committee

Among The Stream Of New Legislation Filed For Consideration In The Tennessee General Assembly, Are Two New Bills With The Intended Purpose Of Fortifying The Individual Rights Of Those Who Wish To, Or Currently Participate In The Foster Care System As Either Foster Parents Or Even Those Who Are Looking To Adopt.

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Tennessee Bill That Further Protects Victims Of Stalking / Harassment Passes House Unanimously

A Bill That Would Provide Lifetime Protection For Victims Of Stalking And Harassment Was Passed Unanimously On The Tennessee House Floor On Thursday This Week.

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New Bill Would Institute Felony Charges For Abortion Trafficking Of Pregnant Tennessee Minors (Update 2.9.24)

Newly Proposed Tennessee Legislation Would Make It A Felony Offense For Adults To Participate In “Abortion Trafficking” By Assisting Minors In Obtaining An Out-Of-State Abortion Without Parental Consent.

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Were These 16 GOP State Senators Wrong On The Covid-19 Vaccine?

Two And Half Years Ago, 16 Out Of 27 Tennessee GOP Senators Signed A Letter Endorsing And Pushing An “Emergency Use Authorized” Covid-19 Vaccine That Never Provided What Federal And State Officials Were Pitching At The Time – Immunity To The Virus.

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Order Of Protection Bill Gets Filed Again After Dying In Special Session Due To Inaction By Senate Last August

A Bill Has Been Filed For A Second Time That Would Expand Who Is Eligible For Lifetime Orders Of Protection In Tennessee.

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Tennessee Committee Extends And Increases Pearson Testing Contract By $40 Million

Amid Uproar Over Third-Grade Reading Scores And The Prospect Of Thousands Of Failing Students, Tennessee Lawmakers Extended The Testing Vendor’s Contract And Bumped Up The Total Payout By Nearly $40 Million.

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Governor Lee Protects Teachers’ Rights To Refuse To Use Preferred Pronouns Of Students

Governor Bill Lee Signed A New Law On Wednesday That Will Protect Teachers’ Rights To Choose Not To Refer To Students By Their Preferred Pronouns In Place Of The Pronouns That Match The Student’s Biological Gender.

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