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TENNESSEE: Author Of “Don’t Say Gay” Bill Trounced In State Senate Race

And some actually excellent news out of Tennessee. Viciously anti-gay GOP state Sen. Stacey Campfield was trounced yesterday in his reelection bid. With all precincts reporting, Richard Briggs had 13,977 votes, or 66 percent, compared with Campfield’s 5,824 votes, or 28 percent. The primary was expected to be tough for Campfield, a highly visible lawmaker who often drew attention and ...

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TENNESSEE: State Sen. Stacey Campfield Blogs Pressure Cooker Image Against
Sen. Dianne Feinstein

The guy behind Tennessee’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill is at it again. A Tennessee state senator is being slammed for insensitivity to the Boston Marathon bombing victims after posting an illustration of a pressure cooker – like the ones used in last week’s deadly attack – to mock gun control advocates. Republican Stacey Campfield posted an illustrated image of an ...

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Martin Bashir Vs TN Rep. Stacey Campfield

Tennessee’s “don’t say gay” crackpot is back with yet another bigoted plan. This time Campfield wants to reduce public aid to families whose kids are getting low grades.

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TENNESSEE: New Version Of “Don’t Say Gay” Bill Includes Outing Students

You may recall GOP Tennessee state Rep. Stacey Campfield’s continuing attempt to ban any mention of homosexuality or LGBT people in public schools.  Campfield has reintroduced his bill in the new legislative session, this time with the command that schools notify parents if their child is deemed to be “at risk” of having the gay.  Think Progress has some excerpts ...

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“Don’t Say Gay” Bill Advances In TN

Tennessee’s infamous “Don’t Say Gay” bill advanced yesterday after a hearing before a state House committee. The House Education subcommittee approved the so-called “Don’t Say Gay” bill on a voice vote Wednesday, renewing a debate that roiled the legislature last spring over whether elementary and middle schools should be allowed to initiate discussions about homosexuality. The panel accepted the version ...

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Radio Host David Pakman Interviews Anti-Gay TN State Rep. Stacey Campfield

Clip description: “Stacey Campfield, Tennessee State Senator and sponsor of the “Don’t Say Gay” bill joins us to discuss being kicked out of a restaurant on Gay Street for being anti-gay by the owner, about homosexuality being harmful, and he denies homosexuality exists in the animal kingdom.” RELATED: Check out Michelangelo Signorile’s initial interview with Campfield. An excerpt: “Most people ...

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Don’t Say Gay

Tennessee state Rep. Stacey Campfield doesn’t want teachers to be allowed to even say the word “gay” to students. Rep. Stacey Campfield said he believes the issue of homosexuality can be too complicated for young minds to understand. Campfield filed, the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, which would essentially ban teachers from talking about the topic. “I think our teachers need ...

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