MaKayla’s Law Media Coverage

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The response to MaKayla’s Law has been overwhelmingly positive!  And, most importantly, lawmakers, reporters, and citizens are finally talking about safe storage and our state’s problem with accidental shootings.

Here’s a roundup of some of the recent news stories featuring MaKayla’s Law:

After press conference and Judiciary Committee hearing – Tuesday March 1

http://www.commercialappeal.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-sensible-tennessee-gun-law-delayed-by-the-nra-2d308047-66a0-0a6a-e053-0100007f3c8d-371019971.html

http://www.nashvillescene.com/pitw/archives/2016/03/03/eddie-eagle-says-who-cares-how-many-kids-die

http://wkrn.com/2016/03/02/mckaylas-law-would-keep-guns-away-from-children-under-age-of-13/

http://www.newschannel5.com/news/shooting-victims-mother-on-capitol-hill-to-support-gun-safety-law

http://www.nashvillescene.com/pitw/archives/2016/03/02/nra-shoots-down-makaylas-law

http://www.wbir.com/news/local/mother-of-8-year-old-shot-and-killed-by-neighbor-boy-supports-safe-gun-storage-bill-makaylas-law/63565127

http://www.knoxnews.com/news/politics/mother-of-slain-8-year-old-girl-pleads-for-tougher-gun-law-2cfce4a2-45fb-4ebc-e053-0100007fc274-370666791.html

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/politics/state/story/2016/mar/01/gun-safety-advocates-say-fatal-shooting-apison-toddler-shows-need-new-rules/352822/

http://newschannel9.com/news/local/supporters-urge-lawmakers-to-pass-gun-safety-bill

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/government/state/penalize-adult-gun-owners-who-leave-weapons-accessible-mother-pleas-2d00c395-2205-0c86-e053-0100007f-370665951.html?page=1

http://www.standardbanner.com/news/legislators-propose-makayla-s-law/article_d524f4a2-df2f-11e5-9cd1-cbc50ab05ddb.html

http://fox17.com/news/local/mother-of-tennessee-8-year-old-killed-by-11-year-old-pushes-for-makaylas-law
After press conference – Thursday 2/24

http://www.wsmv.com/story/31320486/bill-calls-for-charges-on-adults-who-leave-loaded-guns-accessible-to-children

http://www.newschannel5.com/news/bill-aims-to-charge-neglegent-gun-owners-to-help-save-children

http://wreg.com/2016/02/26/parents-could-be-punished-for-leaving-gun-out-for-child-to-find/

http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article62741097.html

http://www.parentherald.com/articles/23895/20160228/parents-could-be-held-liable-for-leaving-loaded-gun-with-young-kids.htm

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/government/state/bill-would-punish-gun-owners-if-children-gain-access-to-loaded-weapons–2c9b813d-1b33-412f-e053-0100-370158951.html

http://www.knoxnews.com/news/politics/bill-would-make-it-crime-to-leave-loaded-guns-accessible-to-children-2c9941a4-c63f-746a-e053-0100007-370161201.html?page=1

http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/politics/2016/02/25/democrats-push-bill-prevent-childrens-access-guns/80946968/

http://knoxblogs.com/humphreyhill/2016/02/25/25926/

http://www.fox13memphis.com/news/tn-gun-bill-could-prevent-child-gun-violence/116603890

http://www.wbir.com/news/local/dems-push-bill-to-prevent-child-access-to-guns/56610957

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