Tennessee State Lawmaker Calls for Retaliation Against CA

A Republican state senator is calling for a boycott of a national legislators' meeting in California next year in retaliation for that state's ban on state-funded travel to Tennessee and other states over laws considered anti-LGBT.

Sen. Mike Bell, Photo courtesy State of Tennessee

State Sen. Mike Bell of Riceville says California's travel ban threatens to escalate into what he calls "economic war" if other states follow suit. The resolution received the minimum required six votes to advance to a full Senate vote.

See the video from the Tennessee Legislature below.  Just click on SJR0111 in the agenda left of the video to jump directly to that part of the session.

 

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