Tag Archives: Gun training

Tennessee sheriffs urging citizens to arm themselves. We think that’s a bad idea. Here’s why:

Like gun violence prevention advocates around the country, we at The Safe Tennessee Project are concerned about sheriffs encouraging citizens to arm themselves to thwart a possible terrorist attack. Permit holders in Tennessee undergo an 8 hour class to get their permit. Part of the class is spent on basic gun safety and part is spent on the range. Compare

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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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