Tennessee House Approves Bill to Make Bible Official State Book

Tim Ghianni of Reuters reports, “Tennessee state legislators on Wednesday advanced a bill to make the Bible the official state book, a measure the state attorney general said would be unconstitutional and Republican Governor Bill Haslam has called disrespectful.” The House passed the measure in a 55-38 vote, where it now heads to the Republican dominated state Senate. “The controversy will not end in this chamber,” Representative Martin Daniel said. “If we pass this, we’re going to be ridiculed.”

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