A state lawmaker has introduced measures to block any new federal gun laws. Rutherford County Republican Joe Carr even went as far as to say any federal officers would be arrested if they tried to enforce such laws.Read more ›
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A dozen representatives of the state’s largest employers today urged state lawmakers to turn down an attempt to let employees carry guns on company property – even if the weapons are locked in car trunks.Read more ›
The state senate voted today to override a veto on a bill allowing handgun carry-permit holders to bring their weapons anywhere alcohol is served. Now the house sponsor says that chamber will follow suit on the veto override next week.Read more ›
Bredesen vetoed the original measure last year, but lawmakers overrode him before a court struck the law down as unconstitutionally vague.Read more ›
State lawmakers are taking another crack at the so-called “guns in parks” bill.Read more ›
The state Senate passed a bill yesterday to allow local gunmakers to sell their weapons to other Tennesseans regardless of federal law. The bill’s sponsor says it’s a display of Tennessee’s sovereignty to lawmakers in Washington.Read more ›
Last night the state senate passed a version of the so-called “guns in parks” bill, which would allow handgun-carry permit holders to bring their weapons into state and local parks.Read more ›