Governor Haslam, Veto SB1085/HB1111

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Add your name and urge Governor Haslam to veto SB1085/HB1111, the Sneaky LGBT Erasure Bill.  After you sign the petition, share it with your friends.  We will deliver a hard copy of the signatures to the Governor's Office.  Your voice can help determine whether he uses the VETO pen or the BECOMES LAW pen!

Dear Governor Haslam,

We ask you to veto SB1085/HB1111.  This bill, as the Attorney General has noted, is broadly written.  Its vagueness could result in conflicts with existing laws about judicial interpretation.  These conflicts are likely to cause discrimination against LGBTQ people, particularly with respect to marriage, adoption, and legal documents.  This bill risks subjecting Tennessee to the same scrutiny that North Carolina has received.  We cannot afford hundreds of millions of dollars in economic boycotts and sanctions.  Please, veto this bill so we can avoid judicial chaos and costly discrimination.  Thank you for considering our views.

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5,718 SIGNATURES
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  • Bruce Budge
    signed 2017-04-27 11:45:22 -0500
    Bruce Budge
  • Selena Haynes
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-04-27 11:45:06 -0500
    Sign the petition: Governor Haslam, Veto SB1085/HB1111
  • Selena Haynes
    @designguru14 tweeted link to this page. 2017-04-27 11:45:03 -0500
  • Selena Haynes
    signed 2017-04-27 11:44:24 -0500
    Gov. Haslam,

    This bill needs to be vetoed. It isn’t representative of Tennesseans. It’s representative of a few senators and state reps who choose to pass discriminatory legislation. Those days should be over. We can’t progress as a state with such stagnate minds. I have more important business that I need to concentrate on and I can’t because I am continually having to voice my opinion to make sure my rights as a citizen of the great state of Tennessee are not trampled. Let’s come into 2017! We are in modern times and we are not going backwards. If nothing more, think about the money this state will lose because of being afraid to lose a vote! It’s not good legislation. It will affect all Tennesseans by the time it’s said and done. Do the right thing for the citizens of Tennessee that you represent! Veto this bill!


    Sincerely,


    Selena J. Haynes
  • Claire Sweet
    signed via 2017-04-27 11:44:07 -0500
  • Jennifer Hensley
    signed 2017-04-27 11:43:59 -0500
    Signed
  • Jennifer Sheridan
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-04-27 11:41:44 -0500
    Sign the petition: Governor Haslam, Veto SB1085/HB1111
  • Whitney Prater
    signed 2017-04-27 11:41:23 -0500
  • Jen Sheridan
    signed via 2017-04-27 11:41:08 -0500
  • Kelly Mccollum
    signed 2017-04-27 11:41:05 -0500
  • Jeanalice M Brickman
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-04-27 11:40:15 -0500
    Sign the petition: Governor Haslam, Veto SB1085/HB1111
  • Tate Coffey
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-04-27 11:40:11 -0500
    Sign the petition: Governor Haslam, Veto SB1085/HB1111
  • Jeanalice M Brickman CPA/PFS
    signed 2017-04-27 11:39:51 -0500
    Stop the hate and discrimination.
  • Tate Coffey
    signed 2017-04-27 11:39:42 -0500
  • Sarah Peacock
    signed 2017-04-27 11:38:54 -0500
  • Nan Blomgren
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-04-27 11:38:43 -0500
    Sign the petition: Governor Haslam, Veto SB1085/HB1111
  • Bleu Copas
    signed 2017-04-27 11:38:40 -0500
  • Julie Atkins-Smith
    signed 2017-04-27 11:35:34 -0500
    Please veto this bill. This is not who we are as a state!
  • Charles Mitchell
    signed 2017-04-27 11:33:14 -0500
  • Charlene Elizabeth Jones
    signed 2017-04-27 11:33:01 -0500
  • David Stevens
    signed 2017-04-27 11:32:49 -0500
    David Stevens
  • Jerry Jones
    signed 2017-04-27 08:54:24 -0500
  • Chris Sanders
    signed 2017-04-26 23:05:42 -0500

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