Tag Archives: Gun permit training

Reduced Training for Gun Permits is Bad for Public Safety

Testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on February 27, 2019 regarding HB1264: My name is Beth Joslin Roth. I’m the policy director for The Safe Tennessee Project, a gun violence prevention nonprofit made up of physicians, academics, public health researchers and concerned citizens. We view gun violence as a public health issue as it is a leading cause of premature

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Dangerous “Carry Like a Cop” bill heads to the House Civil Justice Subcommittee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2015 “Carry like a cop” bill will be presented to both House Civil Justice Subcommittee and Senate Judiciary Committee next week. Bill would allow any handgun permit holder to carry a gun everywhere except a courthouse or school (unless they notify the principal). Nashville – As part of what appears to be a firearms calendar next

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BREAKING – Guns in Parks, Guns in Schools, Guns in School Parking Lots…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 3, 2015 BREAKING – Guns in Parks, Guns in Schools, Guns in School Parking Lots, and Exploding Target Bills Added to Committee Agenda in House Vote Monday Night  Four firearm bills are late adds to this Wednesday’s (3/4) Civil Justice Subcommittee Agenda   Nashville – Four gun-related bills were just added to this week’s Civil Justice Subcommittee agenda. The bills were among

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