Thursday, March 23, 2017

A Bit Of Good News

With all the anti-trans and anti-LGBT bills being proposed it is nice to see one bill die in committee.
Tennessee transgender bathroom bill fails in Senate panel
WRCB
AP
March 22, 2017

NASHVILLE (AP) - A transgender bathroom bill in Tennessee has failed in a state Senate committee.

The Senate Education Committee on Wednesday made no motion to consider the legislation by Republican Sen. Mae Beavers of Mt. Juliet. The lack of a motion effectively kills the bill for the year.

The bill sought to require students at public schools and colleges to use restrooms and locker rooms of their sex on their birth certificates.
We need every victory that we can get in today’s political environment. What makes this noticeable is that the Tennessee Senate is controlled by Republicans. Maybe they are starting to see that they are going too far and the voters are not behind them and they feel exposed.

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