In 2020, Tennessee law regarding the carry of a handgun changed. Prior to the change, Tennessee had only one concealed carry permit, the Handgun Carry Permit (“HCP”). But now, qualified individuals may obtain either an Enhanced Handgun Carry Permit (“EHCP”) or a Concealed Handgun Carry Permit (“CHCP”).
Can a judge sign an order allowing police to seize your guns without you even breaking a single law? Let’s look at the history of red flag laws and how Tennessee uniquely falls on this hotly debated area.
Before examining the right of self-defense in Tennessee, it is important to understand what force and deadly force mean here. Force is defined as “compulsion by the use of physical power or violence.”
What if a protest erupts on your front yard in Tennessee?... Here's what an Independent Program Attorney had to say on the matter...