Monday, February 4 2013 1:33 PM EST2013-02-04 18:33:14 GMT
Some called 2009 the "Year of the Gun" in Tennessee, as the legislature passed a whole bunch of different gun laws - from guns in parks to guns in bars. There hasn't been much on gun issues since then,More >>
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The main House sponsor of a bill seeking to guarantee handgun permit holders the right to store firearms in their vehicles says he misspoke when he suggested that he routinely breaks the law.
Republican Rep. Jeremy Faison of Cosby told WPLN-FM that he's "carried a gun all (his) life," through he's never obtained a state-issued permit.
Faison told The Associated Press on Monday that what he meant to say was that he transports a gun inside his car, which does not require a permit as long as ammunition is stored separately from the firearm.
Faison and Republican Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey of Blountville are the main sponsors of the bill to prohibit businesses from banning people with handgun carry permits from storing weapons in cars parked on company lots.
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Saturday, May 25 2013 7:04 PM EDT2013-05-25 23:04:10 GMT
Deputies with the Sumner Co. Sheriff's office have shut down Highway 109 near Portland after a collision between a semi-truck and another vehicle. The wreck happened just after 8 a.m. Officials tellMore >>
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Saturday, May 25 2013 10:16 PM EDT2013-05-26 02:16:56 GMT
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Saturday, May 25 2013 10:43 PM EDT2013-05-26 02:43:11 GMT
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Saturday, May 25 2013 10:45 AM EDT2013-05-25 14:45:56 GMT
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Thursday, May 23 2013 1:33 PM EDT2013-05-23 17:33:26 GMT
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Saturday, May 25 2013 6:35 PM EDT2013-05-25 22:35:17 GMT
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Saturday, May 25 2013 7:21 PM EDT2013-05-25 23:21:03 GMT
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Sunday, May 26 2013 1:30 AM EDT2013-05-26 05:30:07 GMT
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