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Tennessee Right-to-Carry Reform Bills Need Your Support!

Friday, April 27, 2007

 

Please contact the members of House Judiciary Committee!

 

Two important Right-to-Carry reform bills, House Bill 132 and House Bill 2184, were deferred in the House Judiciary committee.  The NRA-backed legislation now will be heard on Wednesday, May 2.  

 

House Bill 132, sponsored by Representative Mike Bell (R-23), would allow a person with a handgun carry permit to possess a firearm in all public hunting areas, refuges, wildlife management areas, and national forests managed by the state;  

 

House Bill 2184, sponsored by Representative Frank Niceley (R-17), would allow any resident, who has a valid handgun carry permit, to possess his or her handgun while within the boundaries of any state park. 

 

Please contact members of the House Judiciary Committee today at (615) 741-1351 or 1-800-449-8366 and ask him or her to support and vote “YES” on HB 132 and HB 2184 as amended.

 

House Judiciary Committee Members

 

Representative Rob Briley (D-52), Chair:

Phone:  (615) 741-2184;

E-mail:  rep.rob.briley@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Kent Colman (D-49), Vice-Chair:

Phone:  (615) 741-6829;

E-mail:  rep.kent.coleman@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Janis Sontany (D-53),

Phone:  (615) 741-6861;

E-mail:  rep.janis.sontany@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Eddie Bass (D-65), 

Phone:  (615) 741-1864;

E-mail:  rep.eddie.bass@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Frank Buck (D-40),

Phone:  (615) 741-3817;

E-mail:  rep.frank.buck@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Tom DuBois (R-64),

Phone:  (615) 741-7444;

E-mail:  rep.tom.dubois@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Henry Fincher (D-42), 

Phone:  (615) 741-1875;

E-mail:  rep.henry.fincher@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Jon Lundberg (R-1),

Phone:  (615) 741-7623;

E-mail:  rep.jon.lundberg@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Judd Matheny (R-47), 

Phone:  (615) 741-7448;

E-mail:  rep.judd.matheny@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Eric Watson (R-22), 

Phone:  (615) 741-7799;

E-mail:  eric.watson@legislature.state.tn.us

Please keep checking www.NRAILA.org for updates on these important bills and for other firearm issues around the nation.

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