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Tennessee GOP votes to keep Confederate flags in classrooms but ban pride flags

Posted on AllSides February 27th, 2024
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If a bill now racing through the Tennessee legislature becomes law, as it almost certainly will, it will become illegal to display a pride flag at a public school in a location where any student might see it. It’s one of a long line of moves made by Tennessee’s Republican-dominated legislature to demonstrate their disdain and disapproval of LGBTQ+ Americans. As this bill was rapidly heading toward a final vote, Democratic Rep. Justin Pearson introduced an amendment. “This legislation is immoral and unjust. I’m against it in its entirety,” said...

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