TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jul 30, 2015

Private organizations operating public parks in Tennessee may not stop licensed handgun permit holders from carrying their weapons into an event, according to a new opinion from the state attorney general. The opinion seems to apply to events at Nashville's new Ascend Amphitheater and for next year's Memphis in May celebration, which both take place at public parks but are organized and operated by private organizations. However, guns will still be banned at tomorrow's opening concert at the amphitheater, said Metro Law Director Saul Solomon. The Tennessean has more.