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Governor Again Vetoes “Guns in Bars”

May 18, 2010 at 5:37 pm

Governor Phil Bredesen announced his veto of the “guns in bars” law passed this month by the state legislature.

“Guns In Bars” Passes In State House, Goes To Governor

May 5, 2010 at 10:50 pm

A proposal to allow handgun carry permit-holders to take their weapons anywhere that alcoholic drinks are served is now going to the governor.

Senate Passes New Guns in Bars Bill

April 29, 2010 at 3:48 pm

The state Senate Thursday passed the latest version of the so-called “guns in bars” bill. It has new requirements for the signs restaurants put up to keep guns out.

“Guns In Bars” Measure Sails Through Senate Committee

April 13, 2010 at 6:06 pm

This year’s so-called “guns in bars” bill gathered momentum in the General Assembly Tuesday in both House and Senate committees.

New Version of “Guns In Bars” Approved By State Subcommittee

April 7, 2010 at 6:11 pm

The latest proposal to allow handguns in bars survived a subcommittee vote in the Tennessee House of Representatives Wednesday. By one vote, Memphis Republican Curry Todd got his new “guns in bars” bill out of the House Budget Subcommittee, where Democrats had hoped to sink it.

State Senate Speaker Defends “Guns In Bars” Legislation – Old And New

March 11, 2010 at 5:49 pm

State Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey thinks the court that overturned last year’s so-called “guns in bars” law was wrong, and he’s ready to pass the new version which surfaced this week in the state legislature.

“Guns in Bars” Revived in State House

March 10, 2010 at 6:13 pm

Tennessee lawmakers have reopened the controversy over carrying guns in bars and restaurants. The sponsor of last year’s law got approval for a new version from a House subcommittee Wednesday.

Lawmaker Says Bill To Close Bars At Midnight Not What It Seems

February 11, 2010 at 6:03 pm

A state representative says his bill to close bars at midnight isn’t exactly about that.
It’s meant to attract attention to another issue.

AG Appeals Guns in Bars Ruling

December 22, 2009 at 5:23 pm

The Tennessee Attorney General will appeal a ruling that overturned a law allowing handguns in restaurants that serve alcohol. The notice of appeal was filed Tuesday.

Guns in Bars Injunction Denied

July 13, 2009 at 5:08 pm

A new law allowing guns in restaurants that serve alcohol will go into effect at midnight.

Metro Council Taking Aim at Legislature with Guns Bills of Its Own

June 10, 2009 at 1:08 pm

Two bills undoing the easing of restrictions on concealed handguns passed by the legislature this year will be before the Metro Council next week.

Bredesen Hints May Sign Guns in Parks Bill

June 4, 2009 at 3:15 pm

Governor Phil Bredesen has one week to decide whether or not he’ll sign a bill allowing licensed gun owners to carry their weapons in state and local parks.

Senate Joins House In Gun Bill Override

June 4, 2009 at 3:10 pm

Starting next month handgun carry permit holders can take their pistols into restaurants that serve alcohol.

House Votes to Overturn Guns in Bars Veto

June 3, 2009 at 5:18 pm

Tennessee House members voted Wednesday to override the governor’s veto of a law allowing gun-carriers to go into restaurants that serve alcohol.

Serpas Blasts Gun Bills

June 1, 2009 at 7:03 am

Metro Police Chief Ronal Serpas says if state lawmakers want to improve public safety, they should focus on stiffer sentences for repeat offenders instead of allowing people to take their guns more places.