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Tennessee: Park Carry Bill Passes on the House Floor

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Tennessee: Park Carry Bill Passes on the House Floor

House Bill 995, sponsored by Representative Mike Harrison (R-9) and Representative Tilman Goins (R-10), would allow a person with a handgun carry permit to carry a firearm in any state, county, or municipal park, or other recreation area and would remove provisions allowing local governments to prohibit carrying in parks by resolution or ordinance.  The current law allows for a patchwork of firearm regulations throughout the state where a law-abiding Tennessean with a valid Handgun Carry Permit may unknowingly and unintentionally break the law.  Current law does nothing to address crime and only impacts responsible, law-abiding gun owners.

HB 995 was passed on the House floor on Monday and its companion bill, Senate Bill 1171, sponsored by Senator John Stevens (R-24), will be heard on the Senate floor on Wednesday, April 1.  Please contact your state Senator and urge them to vote in support of Senate Bill 1171.

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