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#3160745 - 02/12/13 08:32 AM Re: Tennessee Senate approves guns-in-parking-lots bil [Re: Hunter 257W]
Diehard Hunter
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Glad to see it, but there will be many on my campus that will pitch a fit when they find out! I am surrounded by so many educated people that have lost all ability to think and reason.
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#3160754 - 02/12/13 08:36 AM Re: Tennessee Senate approves guns-in-parking-lots bil [Re: Diehard Hunter]
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Not to distract the conversation, but did they try to pass this last year and did it fail at some point? Lastly, does anyone know if the wording allows it on federally owned property?
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#3160770 - 02/12/13 08:47 AM Re: Tennessee Senate approves guns-in-parking-lots bil [Re: BlountArrow]
Diehard Hunter
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 Originally Posted By: BlountArrow
Not to distract the conversation, but did they try to pass this last year and did it fail at some point? Lastly, does anyone know if the wording allows it on federally owned property?


It states anywhere the permit holder is legally allowed to be, except where firearms are prohibited by federal law, like oak ridge and TVA nuclear facilities.

The law they tried to pass last year was to allow college employees to carry on campus if I am not mistaken. It may have been a couple of years ago. Either way, this one backs off the carry into the building idea and allows you to have a gun in your vehicle on campus, locked away out of sight.
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#3160815 - 02/12/13 09:34 AM Re: Tennessee Senate approves guns-in-parking-lots bil [Re: Diehard Hunter]
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 Originally Posted By: Diehard Hunter
 Originally Posted By: BlountArrow
Not to distract the conversation, but did they try to pass this last year and did it fail at some point? Lastly, does anyone know if the wording allows it on federally owned property?


It states anywhere the permit holder is legally allowed to be, except where firearms are prohibited by federal law, like oak ridge and TVA nuclear facilities.

The law they tried to pass last year was to allow college employees to carry on campus if I am not mistaken. It may have been a couple of years ago. Either way, this one backs off the carry into the building idea and allows you to have a gun in your vehicle on campus, locked away out of sight.


Yeah, it is really going to help me to have my gun locked in my car in the parking lot 1/2 mile away when some lunatic busts into my classroom and starts shooting while I'm giving a lecture to 150 students. I guess I could politely ask him to stop while I go get my gun, or just throw some dry erase markers and board erasers at him as they are the only "weapons" I'm allowed. Don't get me wrong, this is a small step in the right direction but I am afraid that once this passes and becomes law, many lawmakers will pat themselves on the back and think the job of restoring ALL of our rights to carry and protect ourselves is done.

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#3160823 - 02/12/13 09:39 AM Re: Tennessee Senate approves guns-in-parking-lots bil [Re: woodchuckc]
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I for one, am glad it's making its way thru. I am most vulnerable traveling to work. Now I will have the means to protect myself if need be.
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#3160892 - 02/12/13 10:28 AM Re: Tennessee Senate approves guns-in-parking-lots bil [Re: WRbowhunter]
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 Originally Posted By: WRbowhunter
To be honest guys I am a little torn on this one. If I owned a business I would want the say so on what is and is not allowed on my property just like a land owner having control of their own property.


No more than a person telling another what they can keep in thier personal property.
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#3160978 - 02/12/13 11:24 AM Re: Tennessee Senate approves guns-in-parking-lots bil [Re: Diehard Hunter]
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 Originally Posted By: Diehard Hunter
Glad to see it, but there will be many on my campus that will pitch a fit when they find out! I am surrounded by so many educated people that have lost all ability to think and reason.


As Jerry Clower would say, "educated beyond their intelligence."

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#3160989 - 02/12/13 11:31 AM Re: Tennessee Senate approves guns-in-parking-lots bil [Re: EastTNHunter]
Trapper John
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Glad they're doing it. However, it'll have little effect on me. I park in a public garage and walk to the office. I wouldn't feel comfortable leaving my weapon in that location.

Nice to know of the option, though.

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#3161105 - 02/12/13 01:05 PM Re: Tennessee Senate approves guns-in-parking-lots bil [Re: Diehard Hunter]
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Last year it was anybody; not just HCP owners, I believe this is correct.
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#3161106 - 02/12/13 01:06 PM Re: Tennessee Senate approves guns-in-parking-lots bil [Re: woodchuckc]
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Woodchuck; that has already happened in another state to the T and he stopped the intruder.
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