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Bible Bill Vetoed by Tennessee Governor

The governor of the U.S. state of Tennessee has vetoed a bill that would have made the Bible the state's official book.  Lawmakers, though, can still override the veto with a simple majority vote. In vetoing the measure, Governor Bill Haslam said he saw not only constitutional issues with the measure, but also said he personally feels like it would trivialize the Bible — which he called a "sacred text" in a letter to the speaker of the house. "If we believe that...

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