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Tennessee governor vetoes law christening Bible as official book | Reuters


The governor of Tennessee vetoed legislation on Thursday that would have made the Christian Bible the state’s official book, saying it would violate the U.S. Constitution, but lawmakers vowed to hold a vote to overrule his decision.
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GOP Idaho Gov Vetoes ‘Unconstitutional’ Bill To Teach Bible In Public Schools


BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. C. L. “Butch” Otter vetoed legislation Tuesday that would have expressly permitted the use of the Bible in public school instruction, calling the measure unconstitutional.
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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe vetoes religious freedom bill


Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday vetoed a religious freedom bill that critics said would have allowed anti-LGBT discrimination.
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