Controversial New State Laws Face Constitutional Challenges

Controversial New State Laws Face Constitutional Challenges

Written by Don Byrd Multiple lawsuits have been filed challenging recently passed state legislation I posted about here at the BJC Blog. Here is a quick run-down: In Tennessee, plaintiffs filed suit in Anderson County challenging a new law that allows counselors to...
Tennessee Legislature Sends Counseling Refusal Bill to Governor

Tennessee Legislature Sends Counseling Refusal Bill to Governor

Written by Don Byrd The Tennessee legislature has passed a bill that would allow counselors and therapists to deny service to patients if treatment would violate sincerely held principles, including religious beliefs. The bill would not allow such a refusal for...