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Friday, April 27, 2007

NRA update 27APR07

Tennessee Right-to-Carry Reform Bills Need Your Support!

Please contact the members of House Judiciary Committee!

Two important Right-to-Carry reform bills, House Bill 132 and House Bill 2184, were deferred in the House Judiciary committee. The NRA-backed legislation now will be heard on Wednesday, May 2.

House Bill 132, sponsored by Representative Mike Bell (R-23), would allow a person with a handgun carry permit to possess a firearm in all public hunting areas, refuges, wildlife management areas, and national forests managed by the state;

House Bill 2184, sponsored by Representative Frank Niceley (R-17), would allow any resident, who has a valid handgun carry permit, to possess his or her handgun while within the boundaries of any state park.

Please contact members of the House Judiciary Committee today at (615) 741-1351 or 1-800-449-8366 and ask him or her to support and vote “YES” on HB 132 and HB 2184 as amended.

House Judiciary Committee Members

Representative Rob Briley (D-52), Chair:

Phone: (615) 741-2184;


Representative Kent Colman (D-49), Vice-Chair:

Phone: (615) 741-6829;


Representative Janis Sontany (D-53),

Phone: (615) 741-6861;


Representative Eddie Bass (D-65),

Phone: (615) 741-1864;


Representative Frank Buck (D-40),

Phone: (615) 741-3817;


Representative Tom DuBois (R-64),

Phone: (615) 741-7444;


Representative Henry Fincher (D-42),

Phone: (615) 741-1875;


Representative Jon Lundberg (R-1),

Phone: (615) 741-7623;


Representative Judd Matheny (R-47),

Phone: (615) 741-7448;


Representative Eric Watson (R-22),

Phone: (615) 741-7799;