Lawmaker Calls for Impeachment of TN Governor for Following the Law

In an epic rant on his Facebook page on Monday, July 13, Rep. Rick Womick of Murfreesboro, Tennessee called for the impeachment of Governor Bill Haslam for the crime of... well, following the law.

From the Chattanooga Times Free Press:

"In the post Womick said, 'And where is Tennessee's leadership oh that's right our Governor bowed down to the five self appointed gods in black robes just minutes after they issued their 'opinion!''

Womick went on to charge that Haslam 'changed Tennessee state law and our State Constitution without ever consulting with the General Assembly. I think it's time to give serious consideration to impeachment hearings against Gov. Haslam and these five rogue SCOTUS justices!'"

The source of Rep. Womick's frustration? The fact that Governor Haslam decided to comply with the Supreme Court's marriage equality ruling, albeit reluctantly. Apparently that merits impeachment proceedings in Womick's mind.

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