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Tennessee Joins the Battle Against Race, Gender Preferences

By on 4.10.13 | 4:32PM

Big news out of Tennessee.

The state’s House of Representatives has just voted to pass H.B. 1198, legislation that bans race preferences in state government hiring. Having cleared the Senate floor last week, the legislation now heads to Gov. Bill Haslam's desk for approval. This means Tennessee is set to join an expanding civil rights effort that began with Proposition 209 in California.

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