Governor Haslam, Veto SB1085/HB1111


Add your name and urge Governor Haslam to veto SB1085/HB1111, the Sneaky LGBT Erasure Bill.  After you sign the petition, share it with your friends.  We will deliver a hard copy of the signatures to the Governor's Office.  Your voice can help determine whether he uses the VETO pen or the BECOMES LAW pen!

Dear Governor Haslam,

We ask you to veto SB1085/HB1111.  This bill, as the Attorney General has noted, is broadly written.  Its vagueness could result in conflicts with existing laws about judicial interpretation.  These conflicts are likely to cause discrimination against LGBTQ people, particularly with respect to marriage, adoption, and legal documents.  This bill risks subjecting Tennessee to the same scrutiny that North Carolina has received.  We cannot afford hundreds of millions of dollars in economic boycotts and sanctions.  Please, veto this bill so we can avoid judicial chaos and costly discrimination.  Thank you for considering our views.

Who's signing

5,000 signatures

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  • Joseph Turner
    signed 2017-04-27 13:45:24 -0500
    Dear Governor Haslam,

    As a citizen of our great state I can not condone this bill. If put into place many residents and members of OUR LGBTQ community will leave as well as sour the reputation of tolerance further smearing our already intolerant image for visitors, residents, and to the world. Tourists are revenue. Subtle hate rhetoric as this bill represents will certainly deter tourists. Please choose to vetoe.

    Very Respectfully,

    Joseph Turner
  • Johnny Ko
    signed 2017-04-27 13:45:21 -0500
    Please veto this incredibly discriminatory bill.
  • Jan Watson
    signed 2017-04-27 13:45:18 -0500
  • Catherine Hutchison
    signed 2017-04-27 13:45:11 -0500
  • sharon ware
    signed 2017-04-27 13:45:11 -0500
    Not only is this shameful, but will be costly in legal fees for Tennessee.
  • Benton Olivares
    signed via 2017-04-27 13:44:57 -0500
    Benton Olivares
  • Louis Smith
    signed 2017-04-27 13:44:50 -0500
    Governor Haslam,

    Please don’t make Tennessee look like a stereotypical backward Southern state. We’re enjoying tremendous growth, especially here in Nashville. The people moving here are largely younger, progressive people. It’s doubtful that trend will continue if the state’s reputation is becomes the same as states like North Carolina and Alabama. Please do the right thing and veto this damaging bill.
  • kaylan kennedy
    signed via 2017-04-27 13:44:33 -0500
  • Leah Lundgren
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-04-27 13:44:16 -0500
    This bill will not only discriminate against LGBT, but it also opens the door to discriminating against women.
  • Lynne Herkimer
    signed 2017-04-27 13:43:57 -0500
  • Monica Luck
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-04-27 13:43:54 -0500
    Sign the petition: Governor Haslam, Veto SB1085/HB1111
  • Monica Luck
    @Xtrafficqueen tweeted link to this page. 2017-04-27 13:43:51 -0500
  • PRyan Uttzey
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-04-27 13:43:48 -0500
    Sign the petition: Governor Haslam, Veto SB1085/HB1111
  • Travis Hardy
    signed 2017-04-27 13:43:35 -0500
  • P Ryan Uttz
    signed 2017-04-27 13:43:29 -0500
    I urge you to veto HB1111. We do NOT need the same kind of exposure that NC got after their bathroom bill and their ensuing compromise that did nothing.

    Can you imagine concerts being pulled? Festivals moving? Companies slowing construction in our cities?

    Please VETO this bill.
  • Monica Luck
    signed 2017-04-27 13:43:28 -0500
  • Erin Webb
    signed 2017-04-27 13:42:50 -0500
  • Kristin Canavera
    signed 2017-04-27 13:42:47 -0500
  • Eileen Wollam
    signed 2017-04-27 13:42:34 -0500
  • brad preslar
    signed 2017-04-27 13:42:28 -0500
  • Roy G Marshall
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-04-27 13:42:25 -0500
    Sign the petition: Governor Haslam, Veto SB1085/HB1111
  • Leah Lundgren
    signed 2017-04-27 13:42:21 -0500
  • mia kirkland
    signed 2017-04-27 13:42:19 -0500
  • Robert Beckham
    signed 2017-04-27 13:42:13 -0500
  • Angela Schuske
    signed 2017-04-27 13:42:10 -0500
  • Dakerri Barber-Rhone
    signed 2017-04-27 13:42:06 -0500
  • Michelle Morrow
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-04-27 13:42:02 -0500
    TN Friends - please sign! Sign the petition: Governor Haslam, Veto SB1085/HB1111
  • Regina Herrera
    signed via 2017-04-27 13:41:59 -0500
  • Roy Marshall
    signed 2017-04-27 13:41:51 -0500
  • Rodger Campbell
    signed 2017-04-27 13:40:50 -0500

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