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Tennessee GOP lawmakers silent on NRA recommendations

December 22nd, 2012 5:23 pm by Chris Carroll

Blaming video games, movies and the media for last week’s mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school, an NRA leader wants Congress “to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every school in this nation.”

What’s unclear is whether Second Amendment-supporting East Tennessee lawmakers will help the nation’s largest pro-gun lobby make it happen.

Only Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., answered Friday when the Chattanooga Times Free Press asked area U.S. lawmakers for response to the National Rifle Association’s recommendations.

Read the full story on the Chattanooga Times Free Press website.

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