Tennessee Conservative News Break – June 10, 2021

1) Hamilton County Commission Appoints Joan Carter As Interim State Rep
2) Nashville DA Refuses To Enforce Transgender Bathroom Law
3) Biden Tax Hikes In Flux As Infrastructure Negotiations Shift
4) Hamilton County Commission Appoints Steve Highlander As District 9 Commissioner

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Nashville DA Refuses To Enforce Transgender Bathroom Law

Despite Increased Pressure From Lawmakers, Davidson County District Attorney Glenn Funk Continues To Refuse To Enforce Tennessee’s New Law That Requires Businesses To Post Transgender-Friendly Bathroom Signs.

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Lee Bans Gender Altering Procedures For Minors In Tennessee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Signed Into A Law A Ban On ‘Gender-Confirming’ Treatment For Minors. The Law Will Go Into Effect Immediately And Will Keep Doctors From Providing Hormones, Puberty Blockers, And Surgery.

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Bill Protecting Students From Shared Restrooms Powers Through Senate

The Tennessee Senate Passed A Bill On Wednesday That Will Protect Students, Teachers, And Other School Employees From Having To Share Restrooms And Locker Rooms With Transgender Students. The Bill Passed The Senate With A 21-7 Vote.

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Governor Lee To Consider Bill On LGBTQ Curriculum

Governor Lee Will Soon Be Considering A Tennessee Bill That Would Require Schools To Inform Parents Of Any Curriculum That Includes Instruction On Gender Identity Or Sexual Orientation And Would Allow Parents To Opt Their Student Out Of That Instruction.

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Tennessee House Bill Seeks Exclusion Of LGBTQ Lifestyle Textbooks From Curriculum

A Bill To Exclude LGBTQ Lifestyles From The Content Of Public School Books And Educational Materials Has Entered The Tennessee Legislature.

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Keeping Boys Out of Girls Bathroom Is Priority For Advancing TN Bill

The Goal Of House Bill 1233 Is To Be Respectful & Inclusive Of All Children Who Attend Public Schools. It Would Allow Students To Request Access To Single-occupancy Restrooms, Changing Areas, & Sleeping Quarters For All School-sponsored Events. Schools Would Be Required To Provide Reasonable Accommodations & To Protect The Privacy Of All Students.

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Tennessee Senate Advances Bill to Ban Transgender Athletes

The Tennessee Senate Voted 27-6 To Pass A Bill That Would Keep Transgender Athletes From Participating On Girls’ Teams.

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