Tennessee Allows Higher Ed Employees to Carry Guns

May 3, 2016

A new Tennessee law will allow full-time faculty and staff members at public colleges and universities in the state to carry guns as long as the employees have handgun-carry permits, The Tennessean reported. Governor Bill Haslam, a Republican, announced that he let the legislation become law without his signature because he wanted to give colleges the right to decide the issue for themselves.

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