‘Conservative’ Tenn. House Candidate Sponsored Pro-Transgender Resolution

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Metro Councilwoman Courtney Johnston, who is challenging Representative Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) in the Republican primary for Tennessee’s 5th Congressional district, previously cosponsored a resolution in to set an official day for Nashville to recognize the Transgender Day of Remembrance in 2023.

Johnston is listed among the 29 sponsors of RS 2023-99, which was titled, “A Resolution recognizing November 20, 2023, as Transgender Day of Remembrance in Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee.”

The resolution was approved unanimously by all 39 councilmembers who were present at the for the vote, including Johnston.