Permitless carry bill for 18-year-olds delayed

However, Tennessee won’t enforce violations

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 18, 2023 3:56 PM CT | Published: April 18, 2023 3:51 PM CT

A General Assembly bill allowing 18-year-olds to carry guns without permits was pushed to next year, but the state is already treating it as the law under a settlement that ended an age-discrimination lawsuit.


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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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