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Freedom Fries and Firearms

When someone says Nashville, you may think of rhinestones, Elvis, big hair and Conway Twitty but the real Nashville is actually considered the newest “It” city and is much closer to the bustling metropolis featured on ABC’s hit show. Especially the politics…

Much like Taylor Swift, the Tennessee General Assembly has decided to simply “shake off” the “haters” and just be free to do their own thing. Taylor got to reinvent herself so why can’t they just start again fresh as well and reinvent Tennessee as the Wild West? This year, affectionately dubbed “The Year of the Gun”, Tennessee Republicans have introduced several bills designed to crank that DeLorean up to 88 and send us right back to the days of Billy the Kid.

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SB628/HB320Carry like a Cop – This bill wants to give someone with a handgun permit the same gun carrying privileges as an off-duty cop. You…

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About Kristen Chapman Gibbons

Loosely connected facts: Storyteller. Curator of a Better Internet. Lifelong Politico. Social Media Maven. Creativity and Empathy Evangelist. Performer. Creator of Content Worth Sharing. Digital Strategist. Former Social Worker. Decade teaching in Higher Ed. Master's Degree in Theology. Married to an Irishman. 3 darling kiddos. Preacher's kid. Appalachian. Music maker. Music devour-er. ENTP. Bohemian. Geeky. Obsessed with thrift stores and all things vintage. Lover of species.

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