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Tennessee Gun Violence in May: A Snapshot

What does a month of gun violence in Tennessee really look like? Over the 31 days of May, 131 Tennesseans were shot.  Eight-four were killed, an average of 2.7 per day. In the past, NRA President Wayne LaPierre has urged Americans to take up arms to protect themselves from the “terrorists, home invaders, drug cartels, carjackers, knockout gamers and rapers,

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New polling shows increasing support among Tennessee voters for tougher laws on selling, carrying guns

Think Tennesseans are hopelessly divided on the gun issue? Think again.  Majorities of Tennesseans support strengthening our gun laws. From MTSU poll.org – April 12 – by Ken Blake MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Support for stricter laws on gun sales has jumped to 58 percent among Tennessee registered voters, according to an MTSU Poll taken during the same week as the “March

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