Tennessee passes abstinence-based sex education…

Tennessee passes abstinence-based sex education by overwhelming margins

Bill: SB3310/HB3621 (PDF)

Sponsored by Sen. Jack Johnson, Rep. Jim Gotto, et al., and signed into law by Gov. Bill Haslam, SB3310/HB3621 provides for abstinence-based sex education in Tennessee public schools. Teachers or special interest groups that promote teen sexual activity are subject to legal damages, court costs, and a civil fine of up to $500.

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