Why Tennessee Residents May be Breaking the Law Carrying a Handgun Without an Enhanced Handgun Permit

As you likely are aware, the Tennessee legislature implemented “Permit-less Carry” in Tennessee on July 1, 2021. Please educate others that this is not actually “Constitutional Carry,” which is based upon the rights afforded by the United States Constitution. Instead, it is merely Permit-less Carry. With Constitutional Carry, anyone permitted to own a firearm would be allowed to also carry one. That is simply not the case in Tennessee as the same requirements for obtaining an Enhanced Handgun Carry Permit still apply to all residents wishing to carry without a permit.

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