New Gun Laws In Tennessee – Victory Or Missed Opportunities?

The Tennessee Legislature Was Able To Work Through A Full Session In 2021 Without Too Many Of The Problems Being Attributed To Covid-19. The Year Had Significant Hopes As At Least Three Bills Were Pending Which Addressed Either Permitless Carry Or Something Much More Desirable And Closer To Real Constitutional Carry. TFA Tracked 53 Bills In 2021 Of Which 20 Were Enacted Into Law. Of Those 20, Only A Few Are Likely Of Interest To Most Firearms Owners And Conservatives.

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Tennessee Hospice Company Sued for Medicare/Medicaid Fraud – June 4, 2021 News Break

1) Tennessee Hospice Company Sued for Medicare/Medicaid Fraud
2) Tennessee’s Lawmakers Celebrate Permitless Carry As It Becomes Law
3) Nashville Approves Sales Tax Increase For Downtown District

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Tennessee’s Lawmakers Celebrate Permitless Carry As It Becomes Law

On Wednesday, June 2, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Signed Permitless Carry Into Law. The Signing Took Place In Gallatin At Beretta, A Firearm Manufacturer.

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National Speakers To Address Critical Race Theory Taught in Williamson County Schools – May 18, 2021 News Break

1) National Speakers To Address Critical Race Theory Taught in Williamson County Schools
2) National Gun Policy Group Sues Tennessee Over New Handgun Law
3) Amount Of Fentanyl Seized At Southern Border Could Kill Every Person In New York
4) Chattanooga Tax Payers To Get Strapped With $690K Bill For Juneteenth “Day Off” For City Workers

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Lee And General Assembly Deliver ‘Conservative Wins’ in 2021 Session

On May 5th, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Marked The Close Of The 2021 Legislative Session, Which Included The Passage Of His $42.6 Billion Budget And Full Agenda As Outlined During His State Of The State Address in February.

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Was This Legislature Session A Major Victory For 2nd Amendment Rights in Tennessee?

The Tennessee Firearms Association Tracked 53 Bills During This Session. Of That, 19 Were Enacted. The Reform To Civil Immunity In Tennessee For Those Who Use Justifiable Force In Self-defense Is Probably The Most Significant. Then There Are Others Bills Which Passed Which Could And Should Have Done Much More, Even According To The Bill’s Sponsors. Some Will Argue They Are At Least An Incremental Step In The Right Direction.

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What To Expect This Week From The TN General Assembly Regarding Your 2nd Amendment Rights

Last Week The Tennessee Legislature Passed Its Annual Budget For The State. That Signals For Practical Purposes That The Legislature Is In “Wind Down” Mode And Handling A Limited Number Of Matters. However, There Were Still Several 2nd Amendment Related Bills Dealt With Last Week And A Couple More On The Calendar For This Week.

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Tennessee Sued On Claims That New Permitless Carry Law Violates U.S. Constitution

Within Days Of The Governor Signing His Permitless Carry Legislation Into Law, The State Of Tennessee Was Sued In Federal District Court Based On A Violation Of The 2nd And 14th Amendments Of The U.S. Constitution, Denying Some 18-20 Year Old Citizens From Being Able To Exercise The Right To Keep And Bear Arms.

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A Year Of Missed Opportunities – Good Tennessee Bills Being Rejected Again

Legislative Committees Are Closing Down. Soon, We Will Know What 2nd Amendment Related Issues Are Going To Be Enacted By The Republican Super Majority And Which Are Not. Never, Never Forget That With The Super Majority, The Failure To Enact Any Legislation Or The Enactment Of Legislation. Good Or Bad, Is Solely The Act Of The Legislature’s Republican Caucuses. Incrementalism And Half-steps May Seem Like Progress But The Fact That It Is A Half- Step By A Super Majority Is Significant And Must Be Noted For The 2022 Election Cycle.

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