Metro Council Unanimously Opposes General Assembly Legislation Aimed at Blocking Children From Receiving Materials that Promote LGBT Lifestyle

Frank Niceley and Bruce Griffey

Metro Nashville Council approved a late filed resolution asking the Tennessee General Assembly to block a bill aimed at keeping LEAs and charter schools from distributing textbooks or other materials to children that include the promotion of the LGBT lifestyle at its March 15 meeting.

The resolution was sponsored by councilmembers Brett Withers, Nancy VanReece, Russ Bradford and Emily Benedict and urged “the Tennessee General Assembly to reject HB0800/SB1216 seeking to prohibit LEAs from utilizing textbooks or instructional materials addressing LGBT issues or lifestyles.”

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Metro Nashville Council’s Meeting Agenda Includes Resolutions Accepting a Family Planning Grant and Distributing More Than $1 Million to Local Nonprofits

Metro Nashville Council’s meeting agenda is highlighted by resolutions accepting a family planning grant and distributing more than $1,000,000 to local nonprofits.

Metro Council meets on Tuesday, March 15 at the Metro Courthouse at 6:30pm.

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