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Companies offer rebuke of Tennessee’s anti-LGBT adoption law

By JONATHAN MATTISE | February 5, 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Almost three dozen big companies and more than 100 small businesses in Tennessee on Wednesday predicted economic backlash from a newly enacted state adoption law and other proposals that target LGBT people, with one company saying...

Emails: Companies urged gov to veto anti-LGBT adoption law

By KIMBERLEE KRUESI and JONATHAN MATTISE | January 30, 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee's office sought to downplay potential consequences over an anti-LGBT adoption proposal, multiple big companies reached out to his administration warning the state's reputation would suffer if the Republican...

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