Tennessee Gov Signs Permitless Open Carry Into Law

The Tennessean reports:

Tennessee is officially one of 19 states where permitless gun carry will be the law. Gov. Bill Lee on Thursday signed a bill allowing most adults to carry a handgun without a permit, an effort that was at the top of his legislative agenda for the year.

The law takes effect July 1. 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.

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