Washington, DC – -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association (NRA) applauds Tennessee lawmakers for the enactment of an NRA-backed campus safety law that expands the protection of law-abiding citizens’ Second Amendment right to self-defense.
Sponsored by Senator Mike Bell and Representative Andy Holt, Senate Bill 2376 allows full-time employees of public universities and colleges to carry a concealed handgun while on school property if that employee holds a valid Tennessee concealed carry permit.
“The ability to protect yourself at home or work is a constitutional right every American should be free to exercise,” said NRA spokesman Lars Dalseide. “This campus safety measure means law-abiding gun owners who work for a public college or university in Tennessee will no longer have to rely on others for their personal protection. It’s all part of an ongoing effort to ensure the safety of everyone commuting to and from campus in the Volunteer State.”
Coupled with SB 1991, an NRA-backed campus safety bill that allows employees or students of public postsecondary institutions to legally transport and store firearms or ammunition …Read the Rest