Tennessee--Suit Thrown Out That Would Stop Guns In Restaurants Bill
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Suit Thrown Out That Would Stop Guns In Restaurants Bill
Posted: July 13, 2009 03:52 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A judge has thrown out a lawsuit intended to keep Tennessee's new restaurant gun law from going into effect.
A group of restaurant owners went to court Monday to try and stop a new law that would let people carry handguns into restaurants that serve alcohol in the state.
The group was concerned that the law would create increased liability for businesses. They also believe the mixture of alcohol and weapon create a potentially deadly combination.
Suit Thrown Out That Would Stop Guns In Restaurants Bill - NewsChannel 5.com - Nashville, Tennessee -
So, at midnight tonight, you can carry in restaurants that serve alcohol in Tennessee as long as you do not yourself imbibe! ETA: AND as long as the restaurant is not posted IAW Tennessee Code Annotated Chapter 39-17-1359.