Country music star Billy Ray Cyrus on
Monday tweeted his opposition to bills that target the LGBT
Cyrus, the father of Miley Cyrus, a
strong proponent of LGBT rights, said in a series of tweets that he
would “feel negligent” if he did not speak out.
“I would feel negligent to not speak
up against the discriminatory bills that are threatening the rights
and safety of the LGBT community,” Cyrus tweeted.
“In light of my good friend, Bryan
Adams, taking a stand and my daughter having been on the ground floor
of this movement, this issue is very important to me,” he
continued, a reference to Adams'
cancellation of a show in Mississippi.
“As a friend and dad… I’ve
witnessed this fight from the very beginning. I think everyone should
be treated equal. We’ve come too far; we can’t mess this up,”
Miley Cyrus has also expressed her
Cyrus, Emmylou Harris, Chely Wright, Ty Herndon condemn Tennessee