• Tennessee makes it possible to carry a handgun without training or a background check for most adults 21 or older

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    A Tennessee State Trooper stands guard on the grounds of the State Capitol Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. The FBI has warned of the potential for armed protests at the nation's Capitol and all 50 state capitol buildings beginning this weekend.
    AP Photo/Mark Humphrey
    Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill allowing most adults 21 or older to carry guns without background checks.
    The bill was signed on Thursday, hours after President Joe Biden issued executive orders on gun control.
    Tennessee's law will go into effect on July 1, 2021.
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