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Stop the Don't Say Gay bill in the House Calendar and Rules Committee

On April 17, The House Education Committee narrowly voted in favor of HB229, known to the world as the "Don't Say Gay" bill. HB229 now goes to the House Calendar and Rules Committee.

HB229 is a reckless bill motivated by anti-gay bigotry that may actually overturn current state law on sex education that prohibits the teaching of sex education to children in grades K-8. Some House Lawmakers appear to be engaging in cognitive dissonance. Many voice support for limiting sex education to grades 9-12 while voting to teach "natural human reproduction science" to kindergarteners.

Act now to stop the advancement of this bill.

Tell the House Calendar and Rules Committee to refer HB229 back to the House Education Committee for further review.

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This petition was delivered to:
  • House Calendar and Rules Committee
  • State Representative
    Steve McDaniel
  • State Representative
    Bill Dunn
  • State Representative
    Andrew Farmer
  • State Representative
    Dennis Roach
  • State Representative
    Craig Fitzhugh
  • State Representative
    Mary Littleton
  • State Representative
    Dale Carr
  • State Representative
    Ryan Haynes
  • State Representative
    Debra Moody
  • State Representative
    Charles Sargent
  • State Representative
    Beth Harwell
  • State Representative
    Courtney Rogers
  • State Representative
    Harry Brooks
  • State Representative
    Jimmy Eldridge
  • State Representative
    Judd Matheny
  • State Representative
    David Hawk
  • State Representative
    Steve McManus
  • State Representative
    Ron Travis
  • State Representative
    Mike Turner
  • State Representative
    Gerald McCormick
  • Tennessee Governor


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