LGBT rights in TennesseeUploader: Taukinos 4 years ago Subscribe 2
Retrieved October 17, In previous court filings, Attorney General Herbert Slatery had argued that the new Tennessee law actually does "nothing new at all. This page was last edited on 16 November , at In , the Tennessee Attorney General released an opinion that adoption by same-sex couples was not prohibited by state statute, and could be done if in the child's best interest. Four married lesbian couples sued after the state passed a law that requires using the "natural and ordinary meaning" of words in state law. Marriage licenses have been issued to same-sex couples in Tennessee since the Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v.