Friday, February 8, 2008

TN Attorney General: The Right to Keep And Bear Arms Is an Individual Right

"The Right to Keep and Bear Arms under Article I, Section 26 of the Tennessee Constitution"
TN Attorney General Opinion Number: 08-19 (February 6, 2008)

Art. I, § 26, of the Tennessee Constitution confers an individual right on the citizens of Tennessee to keep and bear arms. That right, however, is restricted to the “bearing” and "keeping” of “arms” within the meaning of Art. I, § 26 of the Tennessee Constitution.