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14 July 2009

Knoxville News Sentinel (Tennessee)

Cities and counties in East Tennessee and across the state are just now coming to grips with a new law effective Sept. 1 that will allow citizens with handgun permits to carry guns in public parks. A provision in the law allows cities and counties, after adoption of a resolution by the legislative body, to opt out of the provision and keep their parks free from guns. One such city considering an ordinance is Dandridge, where in 2006 three adults were shot and killed,... (GunPolicy.org)

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