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LaPierre Tells TN Crowd NRA Will ‘Stand and Fight’

LaPierre Tells TN Crowd NRA Will ‘Stand and Fight’

February 14, 2013 at 6:51 pm

The National Rifle Association responded to the State of the Union address at a conference of turkey hunters gathered in Nashville this afternoon. The organization’s chief said the speech exposed a “charade.”

Maggart Fights for Seat After Crossing the NRA

Maggart Fights for Seat After Crossing the NRA

July 27, 2012 at 5:06 am

Listen Now: The National Rifle Association has just a few named enemies this campaign season. The first is obvious – President Obama. Another is much lower profile but perhaps more precedent setting – a Republican state lawmaker from Hendersonville.

Ramsey Says Gun Group’s Political Efforts May Hinder Gun Bill

July 12, 2012 at 5:38 pm

State Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says the Tennessee Firearms Association’s involvement in GOP primaries may hurt future chances for a compromise on the so-called “guns in parking lots” bill.

House Republicans Quietly Block Guns-in-Trunks Bill

House Republicans Quietly Block Guns-in-Trunks Bill

April 23, 2012 at 10:36 pm

Republicans in the state House appear to be bowing to pressure from Governor Bill Haslam and blocking an NRA-backed bill that allows people to store weapons in their vehicle while at work. GOP caucus members met behind closed doors prior to Monday night’s floor session.

Multi State Push to Give Ultimate Protection to Hunting includes Tennessee

Multi State Push to Give Ultimate Protection to Hunting includes Tennessee

October 25, 2010 at 5:19 am

It’s not just deer season this that has hunters excited this fall. This Election season sportsmen are being drawn to the polls by one of the quietest campaigns this year.

“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.