Tennessee City Voters to Revisit Domestic Partner Ordinanceby Bethany Monk
In just two weeks, the people of Chattanooga provided more than enough signatures to place a domestic partner ordinance on next year’s ballot.
This means voters could revisit a recently passed measure that would allow same-sex partners of city employees to receive the same health benefits as married couples. The city council approved the ordinance last month with a 5-4 vote. It would also allow heterosexual couples — who are not married — to receive these same benefits
David Fowler, president of the Family Action Council of Tennessee, told CitizenLink the measure would “diminish and devalue marriage.”Read More