Defend Diversity at UT-Knoxville: Veto SB1912

The Legislature passed SB1912/HB2248 that removes funding from the Office for Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.  Sign this petition that we will deliver to Governor Haslam asking him to veto the bill.

Governor Haslam, we call on you to veto SB1912/HB2248 and protect the University of Tennessee-Knoxville's Office for Diversity and Inclusion.  The office plays a vital role in making the university competitive for the best students, faculty, and staff and it makes campus life welcoming for all.  Thank you for considering our views.

Who's signing

Khara Robinson
Cullen Johnson
Patricia Dalton
Matthew Trippe
Linda Craft
Diarra Smith
Nicole Richey
Brianna Mason
Mary McBride
Megan Schmidt
2,096 SIGNATURES
2,500 signatures

Will you sign?

  • Khara Robinson
    signed via 2016-04-28 10:36:41 -0500
  • Kathy Rankin
    signed via 2016-04-28 10:28:58 -0500
  • Marj Worley
    signed 2016-04-28 10:20:43 -0500
  • Katie Wright
    signed 2016-04-28 10:19:15 -0500
  • Cullen Johnson
    signed via 2016-04-28 10:12:57 -0500
  • Dr. John Ferguson
    signed 2016-04-28 10:11:44 -0500
  • Teresa Bryan
    signed 2016-04-28 09:56:52 -0500
  • Lindsay Nollner
    signed via 2016-04-28 09:32:53 -0500
  • Mike Finn
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-04-28 09:23:42 -0500
    Sign the petition: Defend Diversity at UT-Knoxville: Veto SB1912
  • Mike Finn
    signed 2016-04-28 09:23:03 -0500
  • Colleen Lynch
    signed 2016-04-28 09:05:23 -0500
  • Vicky Galloway
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-04-28 08:58:10 -0500
    Sign the petition: Defend Diversity at UT-Knoxville: Veto SB1912
  • Vicky Galloway
    signed via 2016-04-28 08:57:58 -0500
  • Patricia Dalton
    signed 2016-04-28 08:51:06 -0500
    Patricia Dalton
  • Matthew Trippe
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-04-28 08:48:11 -0500
    Sign the petition: Defend Diversity at UT-Knoxville: Veto SB1912
  • Matthew Trippe
    signed 2016-04-28 08:47:26 -0500
  • Robyn Bailey
    signed via 2016-04-28 08:46:55 -0500
  • Linda Craft
    signed 2016-04-28 08:40:38 -0500
  • Raegan Dooley
    signed 2016-04-28 08:40:23 -0500
    This bill is a farce at best, and a catastrophe in reality. What the government seems to fail to realize is not only that America is not a Christian country “Separation of church and state?” but also that we are not the only country in the world. Other nations see our actions and are horrified.

    This is the same within our own country. North Carolina learned this the hard way, with dozens of businesses, musicians, and organizations pulling out of the state due to the recent laws passed. If Tennessee passes this bill we will be on the fast track to lose major economic opportunities as well as violating several common Human Rights.
  • Diarra Smith
    signed via 2016-04-28 08:30:47 -0500
  • Nicole Richey
    signed 2016-04-28 08:28:53 -0500
  • Brianna Mason
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-04-28 08:27:08 -0500
    Sign the petition: Defend Diversity at UT-Knoxville: Veto SB1912
  • Brianna Mason
    signed via 2016-04-28 08:26:21 -0500
  • Pat Buck
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-04-28 08:17:35 -0500
    Sign the petition: Defend Diversity at UT-Knoxville: Veto SB1912
  • Patricia Buck
    signed via 2016-04-28 08:17:13 -0500
    TN needs to join the 21st century.
  • Mary McBride
    signed via 2016-04-28 08:14:24 -0500
  • Megan Schmidt
    signed 2016-04-28 08:10:04 -0500
  • Michelle Kelly
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-04-28 07:59:26 -0500
    Sign the petition: Defend Diversity at UT-Knoxville: Veto SB1912
  • Michelle Kelly
    @michelleadk62 tweeted link to this page. 2016-04-28 07:59:23 -0500
  • Michelle Kelly
    signed 2016-04-28 07:59:16 -0500

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