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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Apr 3, 2015

House Republican leaders said Thursday they will try to defeat a Senate amendment next week that would allow handgun-carry permit holders to go armed on the grounds of the State Capitol complex. The Senate voted 28-0 Wednesday to add that amendment to the controversial “guns-in-parks” bill. House Speaker Beth Harwell said she will ask House members to reject the Senate amendment because “it was poorly drafted and it jeopardizes the entire bill.” The Commercial Appeal has more.