Joining 18 other states, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed a bill allowing permitless carry, which goes into effect July 1st of this year.
It allows people 21 and older to carry handguns openly or concealed without a permit, along with members of the military ages 18 to 20. The new law does not apply to long guns, a point of contention among gun rights activists.via tennessean.com
I signed constitutional carry today because it shouldn’t be hard for law-abiding Tennesseans to exercise their #2A rights. Thank you members of the General Assembly and @NRA for helping get this done. pic.twitter.com/xv2ZenOEZq— Gov. Bill Lee (@GovBillLee) April 8, 2021
Take a look at how things have changed since the 80’s when it comes to permits, firearms and concealed/open carry…