Religious conservatives are at it again. Tennessee governor Bill Haslam just received and will likely sign a bill that not only allows but actually helps organize anti-gay bullying in the name of “religious freedom.”
VIDEO: Eleven-year-old Josie Macareg stepped up to the mic at a townhall meeting to ask Tennessee Congressman Scott DesJarlais to help keep her dad from being deported. When he turned her down, the Tea Party crowd erupted in cheers.
Marcel Neergaard’s petition led to the author of a “Don’t Say Gay” bill losing his education “Reformer of the Year” award. “It made me feel like I went from a nobody to a person who had a national organization say we stand by you. All in five days.”
Marcel Neergaard is a very intelligent and brave eleven-year old boy whose parents were forced to homeschool him because of “severe” anti-gay bullying fueled by Tennessee’s “Don’t Say Gay” legislation.
Michelle Rhee’s StudentsFirst claims to be a “grassroots movement,” but in reality it’s a PAC that funds anti-gay, anti-immigrant, anti-education Republican lawmakers and awards them for policies that hurt students and teachers.