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I read that a Tennessee bill which actually helps students' religious proselytizing in public schools, including anti-gay bullying, recently passed the legislature by veto-proof margins.
Tennessee Passes Bill Allowing LGBT Students To Be Bullied In The Name of ‘Religious Freedom’ (The New Civil Rights Movement)
Sentinent did Tennessee recently pass a bill similar to the Miss.bill?
I read somewhere Tenn. had passed a similar bill & at the time it was waiting for the Governors' signature.
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Sentient, I'll bring the marshmallows if someone else will bring the chocolate bars. (If we can't build a campfire, we can always nuke them....verrrry carefully!)
I was homesick for a glimpse of the Pacific as much as turned off by the idea of a prison tour.
Opting to see Gidget was definitely the better choice!
My introduction to the charms of Alabama was opening my suitcase in Birmingham, and being confronted with a cockroach that could only have come from the last town we had played - Montgomery.
Plus, the state government in Montgomery offered our company a tour of the state prison as an "entertainment." My roommates and I went to see "Gidget" instead. THAT's how long ago it was.
In what way is that bill different from the old Jim Crow laws? I was touring the South off and on from 1957 to June 1960 (we also played more civilized states), and the things I saw were unbelievable. Tacky burger joints like White Castle were too "refined" to even let the descendants of slaves buy cheap take-out burgers at the counter...let alone sit down with the white customers, they had to go to the kitchen door. In other words, businesses were saying, "Your money is accepted here, but you're NOT."
Or signs that said "We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone." Meaning, "NO ni****s allowed."
Sound like the KKK is alive and well in Mississippi (and Alabama.)
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