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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

by / on August 30, 2013

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.

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TN Joins Push to Close Handgun Permit Records

TN Joins Push to Close Handgun Permit Records

by / on February 19, 2013

State legislatures from Arkansas to New York are trying to make records about who has a handgun permit off limits to the public. A bill in Tennessee – as currently written – would keep permit information from being released for any reason other than law enforcement.

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

by / on May 5, 2010

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

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

by / on April 7, 2010

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.

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

by / on March 11, 2010

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.

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Democrat Ben West To Retire From State House

by / on February 19, 2010

After 26 years in the Tennessee House of Representatives, Ben West says he’ll step down in November.

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Senate Joins House In Gun Bill Override

by / on June 4, 2009

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

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