Gov. Bill Lee Calls On Legislature To Pass Red Flag Law

  • Gov. Bill Lee (R-TN) called for Tennessee’s Republican-majority legislature to pass a red flag law Tuesday after signing an executive order strengthening the state’s background checks on firearm buyers.
  • The new push comes two weeks after three children and three adults were murdered at the Covenant School in Nashville when a trans-identifying shooter made her way into the Christian school and gunned down students and staff.
  • Lee told The Tennessean that he’s “asking the General Assembly to bring forward an order of protection law,” also known as a red flag law, which would enable the government to take firearms away from those who are found to be at risk to themselves or others.
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