Why Has The Fight Returned Over Whether A City Can Ban Guns In Parks?

Several cities, including Nashville, have opted out of a 2009 state law that allows gun owners to carry their weapons in parks. Image: Divine Harvester/Flickr

Several cities, including Nashville, have opted out of a 2009 state law that allows gun owners to carry their weapons in parks. Image: Divine Harvester/Flickr

Five years ago, Tennessee lawmakers voted to allow guns in parks. But they also gave cities the power to opt out of the law. Now, they want to take that power back.

WPLN’s Bradley George talks about the politics of “guns in parks” with Andrea Zelenski. She covers state government for the Nashville Post and Nashville Scene.

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