Gun Rights Group Amends Lawsuit To Lower Tennessee Constitutional Carry Age To 18+ After Texas Victory

Gun Rights Group Amends Lawsuit To Lower Tennessee Constitutional Carry Age To 18+ After Texas Victory


A gun rights group filed an amended complaint Wednesday in its lawsuit seeking to lower the age requirement of Tennessee’s constitutional carry law to adults age 18 and older.

The Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) filed an amended complaint in its Tennessee lawsuit after winning a similar case in Texas last month. FPC sued Tennessee last year after the state passed a law allowing residents age 21 and older to either open or concealed carry a handgun without a permit.

“The State cannot carry its burden of proving the existence of ‘a distinctly similar historical regulation’ that burdened the right to bear arms in the same way and for the same reasons,” FPC’s amended complaint says. “Instead, the relevant historical evidence weighs heavily in favor of upholding the right

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