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Lambda Legal Challenges Tennessee’s Ban On Non-Discrimination Ordinances

By Zack Ford on June 13, 2011 at 5:25 pm

"Lambda Legal Challenges Tennessee’s Ban On Non-Discrimination Ordinances"

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A group of lawyers from Lambda Legal, National Center for Lesbian Rights, and Morrison & Foerster have filed a challenge against the recent Tennessee law that overturned Nashville’s non-discrimination ordinance. They will argue that based on the 1996 case Romer v. Evans, a “desire to harm a politically unpopular group cannot constitute a legitimate governmental interest.”

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