TN Session Targeting Trans Youth Would be Failure in Leadership | Human Rights Campaign

TN Session Targeting Trans Youth Would be Failure in Leadership | Human Rights Campaign:

“Today, HRC released the following statement after news reports emerged today that lawmakers in Tennessee are considering a special session in order to target transgender students and write discrimination into state law.

‘Tennessee lawmakers should learn the lessons of what happened in North Carolina, where dangerous and shameful attempts to target transgender students have harmed countless North Carolinians, done millions of dollars of economic damage to the state, damaged the state’s reputation, and cost jobs,’ said HRC Communications Director Jay Brown. ‘Tennessee lawmakers who go down this road are gambling with the lives and safety of real people and their economy. The hateful bill that passed North Carolina has drawn opposition from hundreds of major employers who have said that putting transgender people at risk for discrimination is not just wrong, but bad for business.’”

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