Memphis City Council members strategize gun control measures

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 17, 2023 7:24 AM CT | Published: May 16, 2023 1:45 PM CT

Council attorney Allan Wade says the council can put gun control measures on the ballot. He expects they’ll be “inundated” with challenges. He wouldn’t rule out a court fight over whether they could override state law.


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