Darby on transgender, conceal gun bills

 Darby on transgender, conceal gun bills

At the state capitol, Tennessee lawmakers are addressing a ban on transgender athletes and a proposed law allowing people to openly carry or conceal a firearm without a permit.

Legislation advanced Tuesday that would prohibit transgender girls from playing on middle and high school sports teams.

76th District State Representative Tandy Darby, of Greenfield, tells Thunderbolt Radio News…

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Multiple hearings in both chambers are still required before the bill lands on Governor Bill Lee’s desk.

Another proposed law in Tennessee would allow people to openly or conceal carry a gun without a permit.

Representative Darby says…

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The law doesn’t change the requirements to purchase a gun but also doesn’t enforce a hands-on training class.