Lately, there have been many news stories highlighting a trend in state legislatures trying to discriminate against a certain group of people based on religious objections. Tennessee is currently considering a bill that would allow counseling and social work students at a university protection if they discriminate against another student who is of the LGBT* community because it is against their religious beliefs. The head of the university’s counseling program has objected to this bill because “student counselors needed to be available to treat all clients.”
Read the entire article here: Discrimination based on religion
Given the recent outrage and protests over other discrimination bills, do you think this will bill will get passed?