Court Settlement Lowers Tennessee Concealed Carry Age To 18

Those Who Are 18 To 20 Can Now Openly Carry Firearms In Tennessee After A Settlement Was Reached Between The Firearms Policy Coalition And The State.

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Driver’s Education Available In Less Than Half Of Tennessee School Districts

Recent Studies Have Linked Driver Education To Fewer Traffic Crashes. Teen Drivers Are Involved In An Average Of 21 Percent Of Tennessee Traffic Crashes Each Year Yet Driver Education Is Offered In Only 60 Tennessee School Districts.

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State And Federal Administrations Address School Safety Concerns

In The Weeks Following The Deadly Shooting At Robb Elementary School In Uvalde, Texas, Greater Focus Has Been Placed On School Security In Tennessee.

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State Releases New Safety App To Aid In Violence Prevention

Tennessee’s Office Of Homeland Security Has Been Tasked With Helping To Assist With A Statewide Response To Continued Violence Such As The Recent School Shooting In Uvalde, Texas. The Release Of A New App Will Give Schools And Communities An Easy Way To Participate In Combating That Violence.

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July 5th Is The Registration Deadline To Vote In Tennessee’s August 4th Election

Tennesseans Who Want To Cast A Ballot In The Aug. 4 State And Federal Primary & State And County General Election Must Register Or Update Their Voter Registration Before The Voter Registration Deadline On Tuesday, July 5th.

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Real ID Deadline Set To Be Enforced In Less Than A Year

If You Don’t Already Have A Real ID Driver’s License Or A Real ID Credential, Don’t Let The Upcoming Deadline Catch You Unawares. Tennesseans, And All Americans 18 And Up, Have Less Than A Year Left To Get The New Identification Card Which Sports A Gold Star And Enhanced Security Features That Make Them More Difficult For Criminals To Fake.

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Legislation Authorizing Local Law Enforcement To Enforce Federal Immigration Laws In TN Fails In Senate Committee

Legislation That Would Have Given Local Law Enforcement The Authority To Enforce Federal Law And Arrest Anyone Transporting, Harboring Or Facilitating The Transport Of Illegal Aliens Into Tennessee Was Scheduled To Be Heard By Both House And Senate Committees Yesterday. The Senate Version Of The Bill Failed In The Senate Judiciary Committee And The House Version Was Taken Off Notice In The Criminal Justice Committee Later.

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TN Bill To Relocate Illegal Aliens To Home States Of Biden, Harris, Pelosi & Schumer Fails In Subcommittee (Update 3/16/22)

Representative Bruce Griffey’s Bill In The General Assembly To Relocate Illegal Immigrants Residing In Tennessee To The Home States Of President Biden, Vice-President Kamala Harris, Speaker Of The House Nancy Pelosi And Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer Failed In The House Department And Agencies Subcommittee On Tuesday But May Have Another Chance Next Week.

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