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Tennessee Governor Signs Troubling Anti-LGBT 'Therapist Bill' Into Law — Details HERE

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Tennessee Governor signs the 'therapist bill' into law.

This is just awful!

On Wednesday, it was reported that Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed a bill that allows counselors with "sincerely held principles" to deny care to clients from the LGBT community. Seriously?

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As we previously reported, the Volunteer State's Senate passed this upsetting piece of legislation earlier this month — not long after a slew of other southern states passed discriminatory bills that targeted the rights of gay, lesbian, and transgender citizens. So sad!

Apparently, the governor decided not to veto the controversial legal document as he felt that his concerns had been addressed in the final revision of the bill. It's said that Haslam felt reassured in his decision when he learned that the bill one, requires therapists and counselors to help clients who are an imminent danger to themselves or others, and two, that the professional must ​arrange a referral to another counselor.

Hmm, go on. In a recent statement, Haslam explained:

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Disgusting! Tennessee Principal Assaults Student For Wearing Pro-GSA T-Shirt!

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This is absolutely horrific. And DISGUSTING.

How on Earth are we supposed to teach our youth to stop bullying if our school ADMINISTRATORS can't even do the same?!

Chris Sigler, a 17-year-old senior at Sequoyah High School in Tennessee, was apparently shoved and verbally harrassed by his own PRINCIPAL last week after he refused to take off a shirt that he had made promoting the establishment of a gay-straight alliance club on campus!

Principal Maurice Moser has apparently threatened to punish students attempting to circulating petitions about the club, and when Sigler wore a homemade T-shirt to school that read: GSA: We've Got Your Back, he was asked to take it off. The young man knew that he had a right to wear it, so he did on the following Friday, and this time refused to take it off.

Moser reportedly then

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