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Concerns from Tennessee lawmakers have grown as courts have intervened and required more recognition of gay marriage, even in states where it is outlawed. Credit: Nate C via Flickr

Maybe Wedding Photographers In Tennessee Can Already Refuse To Work With Gay Couples

February 18, 2014 at 5:47 pm

A proposal giving businesses such as wedding photographers a legal way to refuse service to gay couples has been shelved for the year in the Tennessee legislature. The sponsor says it may be redundant.

High Voter Turnout Despite Photo ID Law

August 10, 2012 at 2:09 pm

Of the more than 600-thousand votes cast in Tennessee’s primary elections last week, 277 were from provisional ballots because voters didn’t have a valid photo I.D.

Activists Hand In 6,000 Signatures Opposing Voter Photo ID Law

February 22, 2012 at 6:52 pm

Groups under the umbrella of Tennessee Citizen Action have filed petitions they say contain six thousand names of persons who want the Photo Voter ID law overturned.

Cheatham Legislator Backs Teachers at Student Prayer Groups

February 8, 2012 at 5:30 am

A controversy over “Prayer at the Flagpole” in Cheatham County has surfaced two years later in the General Assembly. A state representative is trying to overturn a school board decision that restricts teacher participation.

ACLU Plans Challenge to Tennessee Cyber Bullying Law

June 29, 2011 at 6:39 am

The American Civil Liberties Union is planning a legal challenge to a new law that takes effect Friday making it a crime in Tennessee to post any image online that causes “emotional distress” to any individual.

Anti-Gay Education Legislation Blocked Again

April 7, 2010 at 5:20 pm

A measure to bar educational programs that recognize any sexual orientation but heterosexual was side-tracked for a second year today. The state Board of Education will study the issue, again.

ACLU Takes Issue With 287(g)

July 24, 2009 at 4:28 pm

The American Civil Liberties Union claims changes being made to the 287(g)program reinforce problems rather than root them out.