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Tennessee: Right-to-Carry law a gauge for gun rights support

Thursday, July 9, 2009

The Tennessee law, which takes effect Sept. 1, is the latest in a nationwide push by gun rights advocates to tear down the legal walls that have prevented permit holders from packing their weapons into previously forbidden territory. In May, Congress voted to allow guns in America's national parks. A number of similar bills were introduced in state legislatures this year to allow guns in parks, bars, college campuses and churches.

Read Original at: The Los Angeles Times

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