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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Feb 19, 2014

State. Sen. Mike Bell said during hearings yesterday that he would delay consideration of Senate Bill 2566 until at least next year, saying that there was no need for the measure immediately. Dubbed "Turn the Gays Away" by opponents, the bill would have let cake makers, photographers and other vendors refuse to work on same-sex ceremonies, even if courts strike down the state’s constitutional ban on gay marriage. Similar bills were struck down this week in Kansas and Idaho. The Tennessean has more.