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Bill Would Make Schools Out Gay Kids to Parents

'Don't Say Gay' gets new life in Tennessee

(Newser) - The "Don't Say Gay" bill is back—and it's got a whole new clause sure to spark controversy. Tennessee state Sen. Stacey Campfield has introduced a revamped version of his "Classroom Protection Act," which forbids K-8 teachers from teaching anything that is "inconsistent with... More »

'Don't Say Gay' Bill Advances in Tennessee

Bill bans teachers from discussing homosexuality before High School

(Newser) - A controversial bill banning Tennessee elementary and middle school teachers from teaching students about homosexuality got approval from the state's House Education subcommittee yesterday, inching it closer to law. The committee approved the same version of the so-called "Don't Say Gay" bill that the Senate passed late... More »

Restaurant Owner Kicks Out 'Don't Say Gay' Senator

Tennessee state Sen. Stacey Campfield not welcome, says Knoxville's Martha Boggs

(Newser) - Martha Boggs is being touted as a hero after kicking Tennessee GOP state Sen. Stacey Campfield out of her Knoxville restaurant last weekend. Campfield is the controversial author of the state's "Don't Say Gay" bill , and he got even more controversial in a recent interview during which... More »

Tenn. Pol: AIDS Came From Gay Guy Having Monkey Sex

Stacey Campfield does himself no favors while defending 'Don't Say Gay' bill

(Newser) - The Tennessee lawmaker behind the "Don't Say Gay" bill that cleared the state Senate earlier this year is getting a lot of attention for comments he made in defense of the legislation. And it's not good attention. In a SiriusXM interview with Michelangelo Signorile published on the... More »

'Don't Say Gay' Bill Clears Tennessee Senate

Homosexuality can't be in prepared class material in schools

(Newser) - The "don't-say-gay" bill moves on: A measure aimed at curbing discussion of homosexuality in schools has made it through the Tennessee Senate. The final version got watered down a bit, explains the Tennessean : K-through-8 teachers can respond to questions on gay issues, but they can't make the... More »

'Don't Say Gay' Education Bill Advances in Tennessee

Teachers can't talk about homosexuality before high school under bill

(Newser) - A Tennessee state Senate committee has passed a bill to make sure teachers don't mention homosexuality in classes below ninth grade, the Knoxville News Sentinel reports. The Republican sponsor of the so-called “don’t say gay” bill got it passed 6-3 after some legal wrangling, and it now... More »

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