Senate passes Rose legislation letting adoption agencies reject same-sex couples

By Updated: January 14, 2020 6:23 PM CT | Published: January 14, 2020 2:17 PM CT

State Sen. Paul Rose pushed legislation through the Senate Tuesday allowing state-licensed adoption agencies to turn down same-sex couples they consider in conflict with their religious beliefs.


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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.

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