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Series: Tennessee 28th District Update | Story 158

Senate advances constitutional amendments protecting right to bear arms in Tennessee

The TN Senate is proceeding with two proposals to amend the Tennessee Constitution to strengthen Tennesseans’ Second Amendment rights.

Senate Joint Resolution 904 advanced to protect citizens’ right to bear arms in the Tennessee Constitution and limit the legislature’s ability to pass restrictive gun laws. The measure proposes to replace the current constitutional provision that authorizes the legislature to “regulate the wearing of arms with a view to prevent crime” and instead state that “citizens have a rig...

 

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