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Tenn. Rep. Tells The Truth: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The ‘Forum’

Once in a while, a lawmaker who votes wrong on church-state legislation manages to make an argument that actually supports AU’s position.

Meet Tennessee State Rep. Richard Montgomery (R-Sevierville). He voted for a bill that would require public school districts to create “a limited public forum for student speakers at all school events where a student will speak publicly.” That’s legalese for a system that lets students pray and proselytize with a captive audience of their classmates.