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Tennessee rep. shuts down historian in battle to remove Confederate 'Butcher' bust from Capitol

Tennessee rep. shuts down historian in battle to remove Confederate 'Butcher' bust from Capitol

A Tennessee Democrat deftly called out the realities of the Civil War in a state house hearing Tuesday, forcing a Confederate enthusiast to truly consider the legacies he is fighting so hard to
Tennessee governor signs bill into law that allows foster, adoption agencies to deny LGBTQ couples

Tennessee governor signs bill into law that allows foster, adoption agencies to deny LGBTQ couples

Republican Gov. Bill Lee signed an anti-LGBTQ “child welfare” measure into law on Friday, Jan. 24. In short, as previously covered at Daily Kos, the law allows faith-based adoption and foster agencies
Tennessee's Republican governor says he will sign law allowing discrimination against LGBTQ parents

Tennessee's Republican governor says he will sign law allowing discrimination against LGBTQ parents

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee released a statement on Tuesday saying he will be signing a new measure into law that allows faith-based foster care and adoption agencies to exclude LGBTQ families, and
Another Republican governor bucks Trump on refugees, will continue to welcome families to state

Another Republican governor bucks Trump on refugees, will continue to welcome families to state

Yet another Republican-led state has said it will continue to resettle refugees, with Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s announcement on Wednesday that the state will continue to welcome families, following a
Greed ate my homework: 25% of Tennessee students do not have internet access at home

Greed ate my homework: 25% of Tennessee students do not have internet access at home

In an ideal world, homework serves the purpose of reinforcing some of the lessons taught in school while also allowing the family to participate in a child’s educational growth. In an ideal world it