The life sentence for Brown, a victim of child sex trafficking, was "too harsh," the governor said.
More than 150 years after the Civil War, the governor has ensured wounds of oppression here will continue to fester.
The state's attorney general called the bill "constitutionally suspect."
It also makes it harder for UT to teach students about gender-neutral pronouns.
Mental health professionals can turn away patients who violate their "sincerely held principles."
"Personally, I am not hearing about problems out in the districts," Gov. Bill Haslam said.
Lawmakers passed a bill that's on its way to Gov. Bill Haslam's desk.
State lawmakers voted against a controversial portion of the guns-in-parks bill that would allow people to take their weapons on the grounds of the state Capitol.
“We’ve got 80,000 people coming in here. They need to see the whole city," Harrison said. The bill passed the state House