gun laws

Gun Laws
7:31 am
Tue October 1, 2013

IL State Police OK's Concealed-Carry Training

Illinois State Police has posted on its website a list of approved concealed carry firearms training curricula. The list has all skills required by the Illinois Firearm Concealed Carry Act.

It includes firearm safety; basic principles of marksmanship; care, cleaning, loading and unloading of a concealable firearm and transportation of a firearm.

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2013 TN General Assembly
3:44 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

TN Shots at Feds Falling Like Flies

Tennessee lawmakers came into the legislative session fired up about rejecting new federal gun laws. Even symbolic shots are failing to get support.

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2013 TN General Assembly
7:43 am
Thu February 28, 2013

Nullification Bill Rejected in Tennessee Senate After Testy Hearing

A shot at nullifying federal gun laws in Tennessee died in the state Senate Wednesday. A vocal committee chairman sped along debate and ultimately cast the deciding vote.

Sen. Brian Kelsey of Germantown is a lawyer by training and the newly appointed chair of the Judiciary Committee. He took a personal interest in blocking legislation that would make it a felony for agents to enforce federal gun laws. To make his point, he laid out stark terms.

 “This is a bill that says our individual sheriff’s deputies will be going out and using deadly force of the law of Tennessee to potentially shoot and kill federal authorities for enforcing U.S. Supreme Court decisions,” Kelsey said.

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