This is a discussion on 15 year old shot and killed, looks like he was a bad guy within the In the News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by TN_Mike That might be correct now that I think of it. 18 to poses and 21 to get a permit. Still begs ...
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you can open carry in TN without a permit last I heard, mike please correct me if i am wrong. even at that, i can carry on my indiana license and have since 18, perhaps indiana is not the only state to allow this
"The value you put on the lost will be determined by the sacrifice you are willing to make to seek them until they are found."
In this case, the prosecutor made a judgment call on the side of the alleged defender, even though there still remained some unanswered questions.
For us good guys, that is a good thing. But the shooter, seems to be on very thin ice as to whether he was legally possessing the firearm.
However, you can't count on that happening in other jurisdictions with other prosecutors.
I'm glad it turned out the way it did.
"The gun is the great equalizer... For it is the gun, that allows the meek to repel the monsters; Whom are bigger, stronger and without conscience, prey on those who without one, would surely perish."
I had heard that there was a bill being introduced in the state legislature that would make "constitutional carry" legal in Tennessee, in other words, if you are a resident of Tennessee you wouldn't need a permit to carry at all. I do not know what the outcome of that bill is though.