Gun Legislation http://wkms.org en TN Police Officer: Open Carry Gun Bill Hurts All of Us http://wkms.org/post/tn-police-officer-open-carry-gun-bill-hurts-all-us <p>A Union City police officer says an open carry gun bill in Tennessee could potentially detriment public safety.</p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:27:09 +0000 Parker Franklin 39844 at http://wkms.org TN Police Officer: Open Carry Gun Bill Hurts All of Us Tennessee AG Says State Can’t Nullify Federal Gun Laws http://wkms.org/post/tennessee-ag-says-state-can-t-nullify-federal-gun-laws <p></p><p>Bills in the Tennessee legislature that attempt to block the enforcement of federal gun laws in the state are unconstitutional. That’s according to a just-released opinion from the state’s top lawyer. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 23:02:34 +0000 Blake Farmer (Nashville Public Radio) 28586 at http://wkms.org Tennessee AG Says State Can’t Nullify Federal Gun Laws Gun Control Forum - Full Discussion Online http://wkms.org/post/gun-control-forum-full-discussion-online <p><a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wkms/files/201302/wkms-gun-control-discussion.mp3">Click here to download the Mp3</a>.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today on Sounds Good, we welcomed a panel of local representatives to speak about the issue of gun control from their respective areas of expertise. Our guests were&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Llena Chavis, licensed clinical social worker and a faculty member in Murray State's Department of Social Work; Dave Howe, Murray Police Department's Crime Prevention Sergeant; and Tracy McKinney, co-owner of First Choice Firearms in Murray. State Representative Mary Lou Marzian of Louisville was initially on the panel, but had to cancel to due to scheduling conflicts. Thank you to everyone who wrote to us or called in with questions.</span></p><p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 18:34:30 +0000 Chad Lampe 28430 at http://wkms.org Gun Control Forum - Full Discussion Online Gun Control Forum on Sounds Good Friday http://wkms.org/post/gun-control-forum-sounds-good-friday <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Join us for a special one hour Sounds Good forum on Gun Control, with host Chad </span>Lampe<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The Friday morning panel discussion airs from 11:00 to 12:00 and includes four stake-holders in the current gun control debate, along with your questions.</span></p><p><strong>When: Friday, February 22 at 11 a.m.</strong></p><p><strong>Who:</strong></p><p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 20:16:57 +0000 Chad Lampe 28311 at http://wkms.org Gun Control Forum on Sounds Good Friday Tennessee "Guns in Trunks" Legislation Seems Likely to Pass House http://wkms.org/post/tennessee-guns-trunks-legislation-seems-likely-pass-house <p></p><p>Tennessee’s so-called “guns in trunks” legislation is up for a vote of the full Senate Monday night, and it now appears set for smooth sailing in the state House. Speaker Beth Harwell says it will likely pass. Fri, 08 Feb 2013 21:36:04 +0000 Blake Farmer (Nashville Public Radio) 27845 at http://wkms.org Tennessee "Guns in Trunks" Legislation Seems Likely to Pass House Democratic Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Reduce Gun Violence in Kentucky http://wkms.org/post/democratic-lawmakers-introduce-bill-reduce-gun-violence-kentucky <p></p><p>Hoping to reduce gun violence in Kentucky, a group of Democratic lawmakers have filed a bill that would allow Kentucky State Police to set regulations banning certain firearms or high-capacity magazines.</p><p>The bill, which state Sen. Kathy Stein plans to file in the Senate on Thursday, would also allow cities and colleges to ban guns and would require private background checks for every gun sale in Kentucky. Thu, 07 Feb 2013 20:33:59 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 27781 at http://wkms.org Democratic Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Reduce Gun Violence in Kentucky Senator Paul Considers Legislative Move Against Presidential Executive Orders http://wkms.org/post/senator-paul-considers-legislative-move-against-presidential-executive-orders <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>U.S. &nbsp;Senator &nbsp;Rand Paul said he'll examine President Obama's just-announced executive orders to see if the president has overstepped his authority — and, if he believes so, will introduce legislation to overturn the orders.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:42:42 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 26860 at http://wkms.org Senator Paul Considers Legislative Move Against Presidential Executive Orders