Editor’s Note: Last night The Tennessean reported, on Wednesday, March 23, the “Bathroom Bill” was given new life in the House and advanced in the Senate. Although the House Education Administration and Planning Committee voted against the bill on March 22, when the committee reconvened on Wednesday, Rep. Jim Coley, R-Bartlett, made a motion to force the committee to reconsider its action. Tennesseans can still call their legislators to express their views on this bill.
By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
NASHVILLE — A bill that would require students in public education institutions in Tennessee to use restroom and locker rooms that are assigned to their biological sex is currently circulating in the Tennessee Senate and House of Representatives.
Senate Bill 2387 and House Bill 2414 are commonly referred to as the “Bathroom Bill.”
David Fowler, president of the Family Action Council of Tennessee and a former state senator, has been monitoring the progress of the bill. [Read more…]