On Wednesday, March 17, the Belle Meade Board of Commissioners considered a proposed ordinance (Ordinance 2010-2) that would forbid any person with a handgun carry permit to carry within the city limits. A read on the ordinance was deferred until next month so the city attorney’s office can do further research. Next month’s meeting is on Wednesday, April 21.
This ordinance would give criminals a free hand in Belle Meade by disarming law-abiding citizens; it is also a clear violation of
Please continue to voice your opposition to Ordinance 2010-2 by contacting the Mayor, Vice-Mayor, and Board of Commissioners TODAY and respectfully urge them to oppose this illegal and ill-conceived proposal. Contact information can be found below.
Gray O. Thornburg, Mayor
James V. Hunt, Sr., Vice-Mayor
George W. Crook