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Billdata Timeline
04.02.2020
bill:introduced, bill:reading:1: House
Filed for introduction
05.02.2020
bill:introduced: House
Intro., P1C.
05.02.2020
bill:introduced, bill:reading:1: Senate
Filed for introduction
06.02.2020
committee:referred: House
P2C, ref. to Judiciary
06.02.2020
bill:introduced: Senate
Introduced, Passed on First Consideration
10.02.2020
committee:referred: House
Assigned to s/c Children & Families Subcommittee
10.02.2020
: Senate
Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
04.03.2020
: House
Placed on s/c cal Children & Families Subcommittee for 3/11/2020
11.03.2020
: House
Placed on s/c cal Children & Families Subcommittee for 3/18/2020
11.03.2020
: House
Action Def. in s/c Children & Families Subcommittee to 3/18/2020
18.03.2020
: House
Meeting Canceled
20.05.2020
: House
Placed on s/c cal Children & Families Subcommittee for 5/27/2020
27.05.2020
: House
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Children & Families Subcommittee of Judiciary Committee
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Vote NO on HB2410

Please, vote NO on HB2410 when it comes before the House Children and Families Subcommittee on March 11.

A 2019 Public Religion Research Institute found that a majority of Tennessee residents now support marriage equality, commonly known as same-sex marriage.  And over 125 Tennessee clergy opposed a 2019 bill to undo marriage equality.

Obergefell is the law of the land as affirmed by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Roberts in Pavan v. Smith, a case that determined that a state must place the names of married same-sex couples on their child's birth certificate.

The bill's discussion of the Lemon Test does not make sense.  The Lemon test is a test for courts to determine if a statute violates the establishment clause. A legislative body can not apply the Lemon's test to a Supreme Court decision, nor can it predetermine the outcome of the test on a statute passed by that body.

No one can doubt that passing this bill will result in expensive litigation and massive economic implications for Tennessee.  Any state that now attempts to undo marriage equality will face loss of jobs and tourism revenue.

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This bill is an ill-advised and unconstitutional attack on marriage equality in Tennessee.

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Mary Littleton Representative

Michael Curcio Representative

Curtis Johnson Representative

Jason Potts Representative

Iris Rudder Representative

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  • The Legislature should move on to other priorities.
  • A majority of Tennessee support marriage equality.
  • The Supreme Court has rule and reaffirmed that marriage equality is the law of the land.
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Vote NO on HB2410 and HB2310

A majority of Tennesseans now support marriage equality. The courts have ruled. Attacking marriage equality will hurt Tennessee residents and result in massive economic consequences for the state.