Grand Divisions

Tennessee Equality Project seeks to advance and protect the civil rights of our State’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons and their families in each Grand Division.

Monday, March 24, 2008

Speaker praised for leadership on gun bills

In a Jackson Sun opinion piece, House Speaker Jimmy Naifeh is praised for exercising his prerogative as Speaker to participate in committee and subcommittee votes--specifically on some gun bills in the Legislature: .

No doubt many in Tennessee's GLBT community will remember when he used his prerogative to stop a ban on gay and lesbian adoptions during a 2005 committee vote.

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