TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Feb 16, 2015

Less than a week after a state attorney general’s opinion declared that commercially available exploding targets used for shooting practice are illegal under current Tennessee law, legislators have introduced a bill to specifically allow their recreational use. The bill filed Thursday by Rep. Judd Matheny, R-Tullahoma, and state Sen. Frank Niceley, R-Strawberry Plains, would create a new exception to the general ban allowing possession and use of an exploding target in “lawful sporting activity.” Knoxnews has more on the measure.