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In a special vote taken over the weekend, the Shelby County Democratic Party Executive Committee has unanimously passed a resolution condemning Senate Bill 2671/House Bill 2817 “Permitless Carry”.
Tennessee led the nation in accidental shooting deaths by children in 2017 and gun deaths are at an all time high in the nation. Gun shots are the second leading cause of deaths for children in the country. Proper training in the use and safety of firearm is critical.
As the Memphis Mayor, Memphis Police Director and the Shelby County Sherriff have already spoken out against the bill, the SCDP urges all House and Senate legislators across the state to vote against this dangerous bill.
The Shelby County Democratic Party urges all voters in Shelby County contact their legislators, and the governor directly, to voice their disapproval for this ill-conceived and dangerous bill.
The text of the resolution can be found below...
The Shelby County Democratic Party and the Shelby County Young Democrats have been granted a temporary restraining order to stop the distribution of misleading ballots.