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Tennessee Gun Permit Revocations Up 316 Percent From 2010

Over the last ten years, Tennessee legislators have passed numerous laws expanding where gun permit holders can carry loaded guns, including bars, parks, playgrounds, festivals, college campuses, and public transportation.  Legislators supporting these laws say that we should implicitly trust permit holders as they are more law abiding than police officers. Handgun Carry Permit holders in #Tennessee have better criminal

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Tennessee Gun Permit Data

Tennessee is a shall-issue state. “Shall-issue” refers to licensing standards that require state authorities to grant permits to carry firearms in public to any individual that meets a very minimum standard, such as passing a basic background check and completion of a basic firearms training class.  “Shall-issue” is sometimes referred to as “right-to-carry” or RTC. “May-issue” refers to licensing standards that

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