Nashville’s next mayor will be supportive enough of gay marriage to officiate a same-sex ceremony. The societal hot-button is a non-issue for the field of candidates.
The mayor – like most elected officials – can perform weddings. Assuming the courts overturn Tennessee’s ban on same-sex marriage, WPLN asked the candidates at a forum if they would be willing to lead a ceremony.
“You know, I abhor discrimination of any kind," real estate developer Bill Freeman said. "I would be proud to perform that marriage.”