Nike, Bridgestone and a Dozen Others Join Businesses Pushing Back on Controversial Tennessee Bills

Nike, Bridgestone and a Dozen Others Join Businesses Pushing Back on Controversial Tennessee Bills

by Meg Garner, Reporter, Nashville Business Journal
Fourteen high-profile companies are lending their names and brand power to advocates working to block controversial bills in the Tennessee General Assembly. Photo courtesy Bizjournals/Thinkstock

Fourteen high-profile companies are lending their names and brand power to advocates working to block controversial bills in the Tennessee General Assembly. Photo courtesy Bizjournals/Thinkstock

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.@Bridgestone and 10 other Nashville-based companies signed an open letter urging legislators to block 3 bills they believe pose a threat to members of the state's LGBTQIA* community. http://bit.ly/2DJkR5i by @NshBizGarner for @nashvillebiz
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 2:00pm

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Locally, the Nashville LGBT Chamber distributed its own letter that was signed by seven of its major corporate members, including Bridgestone Americas Inc., Dell Technologies, Salesforce.com Inc. and Postmates. AllianceBernstein, Curb Records and Warner Music Group also signed on to the chamber's letter, after previously speaking out individually on the bills. Joe Woolley, the chamber's CEO, said in an email that 20 small businesses have also endorsed the letter.

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