(WKMS) A biblical concept is the inspiration behind a rule change in the Tennessee House of Representatives.
The new policy, proposed by state Rep. Mathew Hill, R-Jonesborough, requires lawmakers to get a second signature when filing an ethical complaint.
He says it draws from a biblical requirement that allegations have to be corroborated.
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"If there’s not corroboration, if there’s not evidence that is presented, then we are working off hearsay, we are working off gossip," Hill told the other House members on Thursday.