Some interesting developments in my state of Tennessee aka The Redoubt of the East – if you’re from Tennessee say hello in the comments below.
Lawmaker Seeks to Ease Gun Silencer laws in Tennessee: A state lawmaker is seeking an end to Tennessee’s firearm silencer ban in the name of “hearing protection.” About 582,000 Tennesseans currently hold handgun carry permits.
Please contact state representatives and let them know that you support this bill.
Six12 shotgun production to launch in Tennessee: Owners of the apparel company Crye Precision will set up shop to manufacture a novel shotgun design in the heart of Tennessee. Earlier this year, gun maker Beretta USA also officially opened its doors in the neighboring town of Gallatin. The company decided to relocate most of its operation from Maryland about two years ago.
In God We Trust” be added to Tennessee license plates: The bill should easily pass the ultra-conservative general assembly, but there’s no guarantee Governor Bill Haslam will sign it. Last year, Haslam vetoed a bill making the Bible the state’s official book.
Tennessee buck officially measured for world record status: According to the folks with the tape measure, it is official. Tennessee is now home to the world record, “hunter-taken” non-typical whitetail deer.
Tennessee Senate Majority Leader: Refugee resettlement lawsuit could be filed soon: Tennessee’s lawsuit will be the first of its kind in the nation, given that it will challenge the federal government for noncompliance of the Refugee Act of 1980 based on the 10th Amendment. The amendment says the federal government possesses only powers delegated to it by the U.S. Constitution and that all other powers are reserved for the states.