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GOP lawmaker speaking to Tennessee neo-Confederate secessionist group

At least one Republican lawmaker from Tennessee is prepared to speak to a neo-Confederate secessionist group over the weekend. As The Tennessean reported on Thursday, the Southern National Congress‘ website announced that both state Rep. Judd Matheny (R) and state Sen. Frank Niceley (R) would be attending a weekend session…

Tennessee denying name changes to same-sex married couples

Marriage equality advocates in Tennessee are preparing to sue state officials for refusing to follow name-change requests for same-sex couples married out of state, the Nashville Tennessean reported on Saturday. “The system we have is untenable because couples are changing all kinds of other federal documents and being given inconsistent…