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TN Handgun Permit Requests Double, And Now You Can’t See Who They Are

TN Handgun Permit Requests Double, And Now You Can’t See Who They Are

August 30, 2013 at 12:38 pm

More Tennesseans are getting licensed to carry a handgun. The number of applications to the state has more than doubled since last year, according to the Department of Safety. The spike comes as the identities of permit holders are no longer public record.

Online Rant Catches State’s Attention

Online Rant Catches State’s Attention

January 11, 2013 at 7:13 pm

A Tennessee man’s handgun carry permit has been suspended over comments he made in an online video which went viral.

Texting While Driving Ban Nets Few Offenders

December 29, 2009 at 8:13 am

Texting while driving has been illegal in Tennessee since July 1st. While law enforcement officials know there’s lots of law breaking going on, the state has convicted only one driver for texting behind the wheel.

Permit Applications Up 120% Over 2008

June 15, 2009 at 6:15 am

More Tennesseans are applying for handgun carry permits than at any other time since the state began issuing licenses for concealed weapons.