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ACLU urges TN Gov. Lee not to sign anti-LGBT adoption bill

(AP) – A civil rights group is raising questions about the legality of a proposal that would assure continued taxpayer funding of faith-based foster care ...
Gov. Bill Lee, R-Tenn.

(AP) – A civil rights group is raising questions about thelegality of a proposal that would assure continued taxpayer funding offaith-based foster care and adoption agencies even if they exclude LGBTfamilies and others based on religious beliefs.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee on Tuesdaysent a letter to Gov. Bill Lee urging him not to sign the legislation currentlyawaiting his signature.

Lee, a Republican, promised to sign the bill because he sayshe believed protecting the religious liberty is very important.