Lawmakers delay vote on permitless gun carry for 18-year-olds amid heavy opposition

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 09, 2023 9:37 AM CT | Published: March 08, 2023 5:40 PM CT

Tennessee lawmakers on Wednesday, March 8, delayed a vote on a bill that would expand permitless gun carry to 18-year-olds and allow permit holders to carry any firearms, not just handguns. No law enforcement agencies support it.


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Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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