NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 5, 2017) – On Monday, the Tennessee Senate passed a bill that would decriminalize the manufacture and possession of firearm silencers in the state. Final passage of the bill would help foster an environment hostile to federal gun control.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Tennessee Senate would prohibit state cooperation with enforcement of federal and international gun control, giving effect to legislation signed into law over the last two years. If passed, the law would help end any such gun control within the state in practice and effect.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Apr. 20, 2016) – Yesterday, Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill into law setting the foundation to stop enforcement of gun control imposed by international law or treaty. Continue reading Signed by the Governor: New Tennessee Law Sets Stage to Reject Gun Control by International Law or Treaty
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Apr. 7, 2016) – Today, the state Senate gave final approval to a bill setting the foundation to stop enforcement of gun control imposed by international law or treaty. The vote was 26-0. Continue reading To the Governor: Tennessee Passes Bill Setting Stage to Reject Gun Control by International Law or Treaty
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 28, 2016) – Today, the state House passed a bill setting the foundation to stop enforcement of gun control imposed by international law or treaty. The vote was 88-2 with 2 members not voting.
In Mississippi last week, a bill that takes on gun control by executive order and agency rule passed out of an important committee. It now goes to the full senate for further consideration. Continue reading Special Report: 4 States with Bills Protecting the 2nd Amendment
Legislation introduced in Tennessee would take a first step towards withdrawing state resources and personnel from enforcing gun control based on international law or treaties, blocking them in effect.
Nashville, TN (Jan. 18, 2016) – A “Constitutional Carry” bill – to support the right of carrying a handgun openly or concealed without a state-issued permit – has been filed in the Volunteer State. Continue reading “Constitutional Carry” Filed in Tennessee
There were several important victories in the fight to protect the Second Amendment from federal attack during the 2015 legislative session. This sets the stage for further action to block federal infringement on the right to keep and bear arms in 2016. Continue reading Status Report: States Can Block Federal Gun Control in Practice
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 4, 2015) – On Thursday, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill to prohibit the state from implementing or enforcing federal gun “laws,” rules, regulations and orders that are contrary to the Tennessee state constitution. It passed 74-20 in the House, and 29-1 in the Senate. Continue reading Signed into Law: Tennessee Takes First Step to Block Federal Gun Control