gun laws

11:20am

Wed March 21, 2012
Chamber of Commerce Opposses Measure

Sponsor Makes Changes to Gun Bill

NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP) — The Republican sponsor of a proposal that would let workers store firearms in vehicles parked on their employers' lots says he's listened to GOP leaders and plans to amend the legislation so that it's not so broad.

Currently, the measure would apply to any legally owned firearm regardless of whether the owner had a state-issued handgun carry permit. But Sen. Mike Faulk of Kingsport says his new proposal will apply only to people with handgun carry permits and contain other exceptions.

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11:38am

Thu October 13, 2011
Arrest Derails Guns Taskforce

State Firearms Taskforce Derailed by Chairman's Arrest

The Tennessee Legislature's new firearms task force may be disbanded following the arrest of its chairman, Collierville Republican Curry Todd, on charges of drunken driving and gun possession.