Senate Republicans reject tighter background checks, ban on assault weapons

Tennessee Sens. Alexander and Corker both vote against key bipartisan Toomey-Manchin amendment   More

Haslam signs guns-in-lots bill

The legislation easily won approval in the legislature last month after becoming an election issue in the 2012 Republican primary More

MTSU poll: majority of Tennesseans support guns-in-lots law

Other poll results indicate public’s opinions about various firearm restrictions remain mixed More

Burch: The South's sordid secret

State militias sanctioned by the Second Amendment were almost certainly slave-control militias More

Burch: Leave your guns at the reality checkpoint

Raging hypocrites on Tennessee’s Capitol Hill have two very different sets of standards More

At Opryland, NRA's LaPierre calls Obama deceptive and manipulative on gun control

Wayne LaPierre speaks to members of National Wild Turkey Federation in Nashville on Thursday   More

Burch: Raging hypocrisy

'Why are we paying ... self-serving hypocrites to protect themselves while turning our children into sitting ducks?' More
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Williamson Co. rushes through plan to add SROs to every elementary school in county

After Sandy Hook, officials re-examine school safety, push resolution funding student resource officers More

Carr bill aims to prevent feds from enforcing U.S. gun laws in TN

Former U.S. district attorney says such a bill all but guarantees a court challenge More

Gun shows, Internet keep weapons flowing around background checks

Under guise of private sale, unlicensed dealers are able to operate outside of rules and regulations More
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