"It wasn’t about the three of these leaders, it was about who they were representing," the vice president said in a speech at Fisk University in Nashville.
The legislation initially attracted criticism because it would have eliminated the age minimum for marriage, opening the door to child abuse.
Multiple historians noted that the Three-Fifths Compromise helped slaveholders achieve inordinate power and uphold the institutions of slavery.
Anti-LGBTQ Legislation in Tennessee: the Wrong Move and the Wrong Message for Mental Health Providers
As a therapist, I don't believe that counselors who refuse treatment to clients based on sexual orientation and gender identity should be arrested and charged with a crime. I believe these counselors should be disqualified from holding a license as a mental health professional.
In the name of transparency, I voice three things: One, I've spent more time with the Bible open before me than any other book. I would not be who I am today, whether for good or ill, apart from the book.