Carrie Underwood in Twitter Spat With Tennessee Lawmakers
Carrie Underwood may seem quiet and reserved, but the Tennessee government has seen a different side. Carrie tweeted her displeasure with an ag bill that was passed by lawmakers. After tweeting her thoughts, a lawmaker suggested she stick to singing. DUDE, are you not married? Click to read Carrie’s original message and her response to being dissed.
The bill that has her so upset, deals with undercover cameras at farms. According to The Tennessean newspaper, the bill would prohibit long term recording of animal abuse investigations.
The measure requires anyone who photographs or videotapes abuse of an animal to give a copy to police within 48 hours. Violations are punishable by a $50 fine.
Read more on the story here. Here is Carrie’s original tweet.
Shame on TN lawmakers for passing the Ag Gag bill. If Gov. Bill Haslam signs this, he needs to expect me at his front door. Who’s with me?
— Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) April 18, 2013
When Tennessee State Representative, Andy Holt heard about tweet he replied, “She should stick to singing.” A fuming Carrie returned to Twitter to reply with this message.
— Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) April 20, 2013