2nd Amendment

Press release from the Tennessee Firearms Association; October 3, 2012:  Local Government Officials still working to infringe 2nd Amendment Rights of Tennesseans and the capacity of citizens to provide their own self defense. The news report starts: “KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen was expected to consider a change to city code […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Firearms Association; July 26, 2012:  Debra Maggart is lacking endorsements of those who perhaps know her best — except for those who know that she is “for sale” to the highest bidders With about a week to go before the August 2 primary, incumbent Debra Maggart appears to be losing […]

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Statement from State Rep. Debra Maggart, R-Hendersonville; July 23, 2012:  See WWW.DEFENDMAGGART.COM for an important message from Debra. Friends, Over the past few months, a national second amendment rights group, an organization of which I am a lifetime member, has begun a negative campaign against me in the name of the Second Amendment and my […]

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Newsletter from the Tennessee Firearms Association; April 9, 2012: HB3560 – On Calendar for Tuesday, April 10 The House version of the Employee Safe Commute bill (HB3560) and its companion HB3559 are on calendar for Tuesday, April 10, at 8:00 am CST in the House Employee and Consumer Affairs committee. We are expecting to see […]

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Newsletter from the Tennessee Firearms Association; April 9, 2012: What is wrong with this picture? For years the Republicans were in the minority in state Government. That had been the case largely since the Civil War. In that minority status, they would champion almost any conservative, grassroots topic including lower taxes, smaller government, right to […]

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Letter to Tennessee General Assembly Lawmakers, 1 March 2012; Distributed by the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry: Members of the 107th General Assembly Tennessee State Capitol Dear Senator/ Representative: Supporters of the right to keep and bear arms have long recognized the value of firearms to protect life, liberty and property. But in Tennessee, […]

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Alert from Tennessee Firearms Association; Jan. 11, 2012: Tennessee’s General Assembly is back in session January 2012 brings the Tennessee Legislature officially back in session. This is the second half of the two year 107th General Assembly. It is also an election year where all House members are up for re-election and one-half of the […]

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Newsletter from the Tennessee Firearms Association; Dec. 27, 2011:  For years, Republican leadership in the State of Tennessee has touted the Republican party in general as the best friend of Tennessee firearms owners, hunters, collectors, and dealers.  That pattern may have been genuine for some who fall under the Republican umbrella but it certainly cannot […]

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