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Keep up with the latest news and changes to the new Tennessee Concealed Carry Permit

NRA-ILA: Bloomberg Dismisses Texas Hero, Insists It Wasn’t His “Job” to Have a Gun or Decide to Shoot

Jack Wilson – a 71-year-old congregant of the West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement, Tex. – is a hero to most Americans. When a deranged man savagely murdered two of Mr. Wilson’s fellow worshippers during a service at the church on Dec. 30, Wilson took swift action. He exposed himself...

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NRA-ILA: Bloomberg-Bought Virginia General Assembly Ignores Peaceful Redress, Advances More Gun Control

Despite the peaceful, orderly, and diverse gun rights protest that attracted tens of thousands of law-abiding gun owners to the state capitol, Virginia’s Michael Bloomberg-bought General Assembly has continued to push forward a radical anti-gun agenda. In the Senate, the full body passed a...

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Editorial: These new gun laws are in effect in Tennessee (Concealed Carry Permit)

Mere seconds after a gunman began shooting in a Texas church, armed parishioners shot him dead. Lives were saved because the state, last September, gave churches authority to allow weapons. And as with other states, Tennessee also has eased restrictions on residents arming themselves. Effective...

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Taking Back 2A Rights: Tennessee Loosens Concealed Carry Requirement

Tennessee is showing why they are one of the most pro-Second Amendment states in the entire country. Previously, Tennessee State Law required its citizens to take an all day, in person course to obtain a concealed carry permit with a cost of $100.00. However, that has now changed. Per a bill...

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BETTER TO KNOW HOW, THAN NOT’: ARE MORE WOMEN CARRYING GUNS?

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Are more women getting their concealed carry permits? After another woman allegedly came home and shot a man breaking into her home in Monkey Junction earlier this week, some people are taking their safety more seriously. “A weapon isn’t for everybody, but in...

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Tennessee Gun Control Laws at a Glance

Tennessee Gun Control Laws at a Glance The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right of U.S. citizens to own firearms, but states are free to establish certain limits to how guns are purchased and carried. While Tennessee gun control laws are relatively mild, the state...

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Bell: New gun law is 'less burdensome' to legally carry gun

By TIM SINIARD As of Jan. 1, Tennesseans can apply for a permit which will allow them to carry a concealed weapon, accompanied by minimal training that requires them to actually fire a weapon. The second option, called a “concealed only handgun permit,” allows holders to carry a handgun, if it...

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New law allows Tennesseans to apply for concealed carry permits online, hundreds apply

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Tennesseans are signing up for the newly-approved, online-only gun permit classes at a fast clip. The new concealed carry permits would allow people to carry a concealed gun after taking an online class as short as 90 minutes. The permit differs from previously-issued...

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Tennessee Concealed Carry Permit Reciprocity

Many have asked about the reciprocity agreements for the Tennessee Concealed Carry Handgun Permit. Andy Holt, the House sponsor for this legislation posted the following on our Facebook page.. "Andy Holt Ian Seth Campbell, I’m the House sponsor of this legislation & you are correct about...

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Armed worshippers quickly kill gunman after fatal shooting at Fort Worth-area church

Church members acted quickly to take down a gunman who opened fire Sunday at West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement, authorities said. The gunman fatally shot a person and critically wounded another before several members of the congregation returned fire during a service at the...

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