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Tennessee Right-To-Carry Reform Legislation Needs Our Help!

Thursday, May 24, 2007

Please call the House Budget Sub-Committee Today!

 

Two pieces of Right-to-Carry reform legislation pending in the House Budget Sub-Committee will be heard on Tuesday, May 29.

 

House Bill 132 would allow a person with a Right-to-Carry permit to possess a firearm in all public hunting areas, refuges, wildlife management areas, and national forests managed by the state and; 

 

House Bill 2184 would allow any resident who has a Right-to-Carry permit to possess his or her handgun while within the boundaries of any state park and all areas for recreational purposes.

 

Please contact the House Budget Sub-Committee at (615) 741-2031 and ask them to support HB 2184, as amended, but to remove the signage requirement and to vote “YES” on HB 132.

 

The goal of this common-sense legislation is to provide a means of self-defense for Tennessee handgun carry permit holders in areas currently restricted.

 

Contact information for the individual members of the House Budget Sub-Committee are below:

 

Representative Harry Tindell (D-13), Chair

(615) 741-2031

rep.harry.tindell@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Joe Armstrong (D-15)

(615) 741-0768

rep.joe.armstrong@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Lois Deberry (D-91)

(615) 741-3830

rep.lois.deberry@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Craig Fitzhugh (D-82)

(615) 741-2134

rep.craig.fitzhugh@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Michael Harrison (R-9)

(615) 741-7480

rep.mike.harrison@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Steve McDaniel (R-72)

(615) 741-0750

rep.steve.mcdaniel@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Gary Odom (D-55)

(615) 741-4410

rep.gary.odom@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Doug Overbey (R-20)

(615) 741-0981

rep.doug.overbey@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Randy Rinks (D-71)

(615) 741-2007

rep.randy.rinks@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Dennis Roach (R-35)

(615) 741-2534

rep.dennis.roach@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Representative Johnny Shaw (D-80)

(615) 741-4538

rep.johnny.shaw@legislature.state.tn.us

 

Please keep checking your email and www.NRAILA.org for updates on Tennessee firearms issues and for firearms issues around the nation.

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