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2 Lawmakers want to Ban Same Sex Marriage in Tennessee
2 Lawmakers want to Ban Same Sex Marriage in Tennessee

A pair of lawmakers have proposed a bill that would ban same sex marriage in Tennessee.

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Commission Votes in Favor of Nullifying Affordable Health Care and Same Sex Marriage
Commission Votes in Favor of Nullifying Affordable Health Care and Same Sex Marriage

A full house showed up for the Rutherford County Commission meeting opposing a resolution that encourages state lawmakers to nullify any U.S. Supreme Court decision not supported by state law.

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MTSU POLL: Majority of Tennessee voters remain opposed to legal same-sex marriage
MTSU POLL: Majority of Tennessee voters remain opposed to legal same-sex marriage

Most Tennessee voters remain opposed to letting gay couples marry legally, according to the first MTSU Poll taken since this summer's U.S. Supreme Court decision declaring same-sex marriage a constitutional right.

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Local Reaction to SCOTUS Gay Marriage Ruling
Local Reaction to SCOTUS Gay Marriage Ruling

In a historic development for gay rights and the institution of marriage, the Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex couples have the constitutional right to marry. We have local and statewide reaction.

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Rep. Terry Introduces Pastor Protection Act In Response To Gay Marriage Ruling
Rep. Terry Introduces Pastor Protection Act In Response To Gay Marriage Ruling

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of gay marriage. In reaction to that decision, Tennessee State Representative Bryan Terry (R-Murfreesboro) announced that he is working to draft the "Tennessee Pastor Protection Act" along with State Representative Andy Holt (R-Dresden) as the primary co-sponsor.

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No changes expected in near future of same sex marriage laws in Tennessee
No changes expected in near future of same sex marriage laws in Tennessee

A past MTSU poll showed that 64 percent of Tennesseans oppose "allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry legally." With that information in hand, we recently asked State Representative Dr. Bryan Terry about the marriage laws...

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National Organization for Marriage Praises State Judge for Showing Deference to Voters and Upholding Tennessee Marriage Amendment
National Organization for Marriage Praises State Judge for Showing Deference to Voters and Upholding Tennessee Marriage Amendment

The Tennessee case involved two men who 'married' in Iowa four years ago and now wish to receive approval in Tennessee to get a legal divorce from one another.

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State to fight decision forcing Tennessee to recognize same sex marriage of 3 couples
State to fight decision forcing Tennessee to recognize same sex marriage of 3 couples

The Tennessee Attorney General’s Office claims they are appealing a federal decision forcing Tennessee to recognize same sex marriages of three couples.

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Same Sex Marriage in Tennessee Cleared for Three Couples

Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Aleta Trauger ordered Tennessee state officials to recognize the out-of-state marriages of three same-sex couples during consideration of their lawsuit challenging Tennessee’s constitutional amendment...

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