“The substance of this bill doesn’t address a group, issue or belief system,” he added. “Rather, it allows counselors – just as we allow other professionals like doctors and lawyers – to refer a client to another counselor when the goals or behaviors would violate a sincerely held principle.”
Tennessee governor Bill Haslam has just said this. If this isn’t discrimination, I don’t know what is. Counselors, doctors and lawyers are supposed to provide aid, support and advice to the best of their ability regardless of their client’s gender, sexuality, dependency, crime or whatever, regardless of the “sincerely held principles”. If they can’t do this then they shouldn’t be in that position in the first place.
Otherwise this becomes a Janus Principle. And if you have to ask…………..