Gun Bills Update: NRA Executive Works Plaza

While all but one gun bill was postponed for another week, one development did add to the political dynamic this week. The Executive Director of the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action in Fairfax, Va., spent two days walking the halls of Legislative Plaza. Reportedly, the NRA is very unhappy with House and Senate … Continued

Gun Legislation

Gun Bills Make Debut in Senate Committees

Nashville – Tuesday, two bills authored by the National Rifle Association and sponsored by Senator Mike Faulk (R-Church Hill) made their debut before two Senate Committees. In the Senate Judiciary Committee, SB3002 would prevent any employer – public or private – from prohibiting an employee from storing a firearm in their vehicle while on the … Continued

Gun Legislation

NRA, Others Preparing for Major Gun Votes

Groundwork is quietly being laid by the National Rifle Association in an attempt to pass some of the broadest gun possession legislation in the state’s history. SB3002 (Faulk, R-Church Hill) would rewrite state law and allow permit holders to store firearms in their personal vehicles at their places of employment. Tennessee’s business advocates, individual employers, … Continued

Gun Legislation

Guns in Cars

Legislation introduced by Sen. Mike Faulk (R-Church Hill) to require all employers – public and private – to allow employees to store firearms in personal vehicles at their workplace is scheduled to be before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. SB 3002 would arguably go as far to include employees of K-12 schools, and colleges … Continued

Gun Legislation