Susan McGetrick donated 2016-04-13 07:38:16 -0500$3,006.00 raisedGOAL: $3,000.00
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Susan McGetrick signed VETO Hate Bill 1840, the Counseling Discrimination bill 2016-04-13 07:33:15 -0500This is crazy! Do we really want to reaffirm our image in the nation’s mind that Tennessee is still a backward, redneck state that does not accept the gay community?
Please, add your voice and urge Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to veto this discriminatory bill.4,239 signatures
Dear Governor Haslam,
We urge you to veto HB1840, which allows counselors to turn away clients based on the counselor's biases and values. This bill puts the focus on the desires of counselors rather than on the needs of clients, damaging the counseling profession and putting clients at risk.
An anti-bullying amendment was stripped from the bill in the House Health Committee leaving youth vulnerable in areas where mental health services are not widely available.
Thank you for considering our views.